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Chapter 42  |  Article 42 - 4
WVC 42 - CHAPTER 42. DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION.
WVC 42 - 4 - ARTICLE 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS.

WVC 42 - 4 - 1 §42-4-1.

Repealed.

Acts, 1992 Reg. Sess., Ch. 75.

WVC 42 - 4 - 2 §42-4-2. Homicide bars acquisition of estate or insurance money.


No person who has been convicted of feloniously killing another, or of conspiracy in the killing of another, shall take or acquire any money or property, real or personal, or interest therein, from the one killed or conspired against, either by descent and distribution, or by will, or by any policy or certificate of insurance, or otherwise; but the money or the property to which the person so convicted would otherwise have been entitled shall go to the person or persons who would have taken the same if the person so convicted had been dead at the date of the death of the one killed or conspired against, unless by some rule of law or equity the money or the property would pass to some other person or persons.

WVC 42 - 4 - 3 §42-4-3.

Repealed.

Acts, 1982 Reg. Sess., Ch. 42.

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