§1-3-9. Jurisdiction of courts; transfer of cases

Published: 2015

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WVC 1-3-9

§1-3-9. Jurisdiction of courts; transfer of cases.

The courts which, at the time of the passage of the act

creating a new county, had jurisdiction over the counties from

which it is formed shall retain jurisdiction over all actions,

suits and proceedings therein pending at the passage of the act,

and shall try and determine the same, and award execution and other

process thereon, except in cases in which the plaintiff and one or

more of the defendants reside or do business in the new county;

which last-mentioned cases, together with the papers and a

transcript of the record of the proceedings therein had, shall,

after that day, if either party so desires, be transferred to the

proper court of the new county, and there tried and determined as

other cases brought in the new county.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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