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WVC 44 - 2 - 2 §44-2-2. Fiduciary commissioner to publish notice of time for receiving claims against decedents estates.
(a) Each month the fiduciary commissioner shall publish a notice designating the date by which claims against the estate or estates referred to him during the previous calendar month may be presented. No claims against the estate shall be accepted by the fiduciary commissioner after the date set forth herein. The date so designated by the fiduciary commissioner shall be ninety days from the date of the first publication of the notice hereinafter set forth. The notice shall be to the following effect:

To the Creditors and Beneficiaries of the Estate(s) of ............................................................. .................................................................

(Naming the decedent or decedents, as the case may be)

All persons having claims against the estate(s) of the said ..........................................................., (Naming the decedent or decedents, as the case may be) deceased, whether due or not, are notified to exhibit their claims, with the voucher thereof, legally verified, to the undersigned, at (designating the place) on or before the .............. day of ................, otherwise they may by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate(s). All beneficiaries of said estate(s) may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their interests.

Given under my hand this ......... day of ..................

...................................

Fiduciary Commissioner,

County of

.............................

(b) Such notice shall be published as a Class II legal advertisement in compliance with the provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine of this code, and the publication area for such publication shall be the county. The publication of such notice shall be equivalent to personal service on the creditors, distributees and legatees, or any of them.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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