I rent from Person A for over 20 years, Person A owns the Doubewide, and has a lifetime deed. Person B owns the property and gave the lifetime rights, deed, to Person A. Person A has been declared incompetent, but, said I have financial power of attorney. It was not in writing, but witnessed. Person A, also, stated the doublewide would be mine upon her death. I rent from Person A. How can Person B evict me? Is this a form of fraud Person B is doing? I have the tax receipt stating Person A owns the Doublewide, not Person B.
First, be advised that the power of attorney is ineffective. Not in writing - does not exist. You do not have power of attorney.
Second, A's promise to leave you the doublewide upon A's death is also meaningless if not in a will. Now that A is incompetent, it is too late for A to make a will. The doublewide will pass to A's heirs as an item of personal property. It is not real estate. Only remedy is if a guardian for A was appointed by a court, and that guardian is permitted to make a will for A. Otherwise, unless you are an heir at law, unfortunately you will not be inheriting the doublewide.
The first two issues highlight a common problem - verbal promises about property usually DO NOT WORK. Things need to be done properly in writing.
Third, what you describe sounds like a life estate was created by B regarding the real estate on which the doublewide sits, but I'd want to see the "deed" to know a) who takes title after A's death, and b) whether this was a true life estate deed (I have my doubts if B is the remainderman) or a long term lease. The true status may tell whether B has rights to evict. If A is not and has not occupied the property for 20 years, I cannot be sure that under WV law that doesn't cancel the life estate. You should go over the situation with a local attorney.
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