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WVC 30 - 2 - 13 §30-2-13. Liability of attorney for failure to pay over moneys collected; penalty.

If any attorney receive money for his client as such attorney and fail to pay the same on demand, or within six months after receipt thereof, without good and sufficient reason for such failure, it may be recovered from him by suit or motion; and damages in lieu of interest, not exceeding fifteen percent per annum until paid, may be awarded against him, and he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and be fined not less than twenty nor more than five hundred dollars.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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