A consumer is authorized to pay the original dealer until he receives notification of assignment of rights to payment pursuant to a rent-to-own transaction and that payment is to be made to the assignee. A notification which does not reasonably identify the rights assigned is ineffective. If requested by the consumer, the assignee must seasonably furnish reasonable proof that the assignment has been made and unless he does so the consumer may pay the original dealer.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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