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WVC 19 - 21 - 32 §19-21-32. No action to abate on account of death or disability; service of summons; notice to nonresidents.
No action under this article shall abate by reason of the death or disability of any party to any proceeding, but upon suggestion of such death or disability the cause shall be immediately revived in the name of the heirs, devisees or their legal representatives, and summons must be served on such heirs, devisees and legal representatives at least five days before the day set for hearing the cause, and such summons may be served in vacation or term time. If the heirs, devisees or legal representatives of the deceased party are nonresidents, notice shall be given them in the manner and for the time provided in section four of this article, and the cause shall then proceed in all respects as in case of the original parties in court.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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