West Virginia Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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Important health, legal, and end-of-life planning forms and information for people living in The Mountain State.

Whether you’re planning for yourself or someone else, the resources below are vital when it comes to organizing and settling an estate in West Virginia.

Advance Directive Form

Download the Advance Directive form for West Virginia. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Advance Directive forms.

 

Order Death Certificates

Death Certificate instructions for West Virginia. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death Certificate ordering information.

 

Digital Estate Planning Laws

Law: SB 102 Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
Description: This law provides that "an agent under power of attorney may exercise authority over the content of electronic communications sent or received by the principal," as well as other digital assets, and sets forth a procedure for disclosing digital assets by custodian.
Status: This was approved on March 7, 2018; Effective on June 5, 2018

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.

     

    Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)

    • West Virginia has no legislation

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death With Dignity Legislation.

     

    Organ Donation Registries

    West Virginia Organ Donation registry official link. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Organ Donation registries.

     

    POST (Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) Form

    Download the POST form for West Virginia residents. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state POLST forms.

     

    Probate Laws

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Probate Laws.

     

    Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate

    • West Virginia has no estate tax or inheritance tax

    For estate and inheritance tax in other states see our complete list of state-by-state Estate And Inheritance Tax Rates.

    State-By-State Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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