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CHAPTER 44D. UNIFORM TRUST CODE.

ARTICLE 8. DUTIES AND POWERS OF TRUSTEE.

§44D-8-815. General powers of trustee.

(a) A trustee, without authorization by the court having jurisdiction, may exercise:

(1) Powers conferred by the terms of the trust instrument; or

(2) Except as limited by the terms of the trust instrument:

(A) All powers over the trust property which an unmarried competent owner has over individually owned property;

(B) Any other powers appropriate to achieve the proper investment, management and distribution of the trust property; and

(C) Any other powers conferred by this code.

(b) The exercise of a power is subject to the fiduciary duties prescribed by this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2020 Regular Session
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