WVC 44 - 5 - 1
§44-5-1. List of fiduciaries.
(a) The clerk of the county commission of each county shall
keep a record, to be known as the "Record of Fiduciaries," in which
he or she shall enter, in separate columns, first, the name of
every fiduciary authorized to act as such by the county commission
or clerk of the county commission; secondly, the name of the
decedent for whose estate he or she is personal representative or
curator; thirdly, the names of the distributees of the estate,
showing their relation to the decedent; fourthly, the name of the
living person or persons for whom he or she is minor guardian,
curator, committee or trustee; fifthly, the penalty of his or her
bond; sixthly, the names of his or her sureties; seventhly, the
date of the order conferring his or her authority, and a reference
to the book and page where entered; eighthly, the date of any order
revoking his or her authority, and a reference to the book and page
where entered; ninthly, the date of the return of every inventory
and appraisement of the estate; tenthly, the date of the
confirmation of each report of settlement of the accounts of the
fiduciary; and the clerk shall index the record in the name of the
decedent, estate, ward or person represented by the fiduciary. Any
clerk failing to make entry, as to any fiduciary, within ten days
after the order conferring or revoking the authority, or the date
of the return of the inventory and/or appraisement, or the date of
the confirmation of any report of settlement, shall, for every
failure, forfeit $20.
(b) This section does not apply to a trustee.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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