CHAPTER 36. ESTATES AND PROPERTY.

§36-8-25. Records of abandoned property.

Records of abandoned property kept by the administrator are available for inspection and copying only by an owner of such property as to the particular property he or she owns, or by his or her personal representative, next of kin, attorney at law, or such person entitled to inherit from the owner conducting a legal audit thereof. These records are exempt from the provisions of the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Chapter 29B of this code: Provided, That nothing in this section prevents the administrator from disclosing the monetary value of an unclaimed property or the general nature or type of said property to any person that the administrator reasonably believes to be the apparent owner of said property or a person entitled to claim the property on the apparent owner’s behalf.

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