(b) A record is corrected:
(1) By preparing articles of correction that:
(i) Describe the record, including its filing date, or attach a copy of it to the articles of correction;
(ii) Specify the incorrect statement and the reason it is incorrect or the manner in which the signing was defective; and
(iii) Correct the incorrect statement or defective signing; and
(2) By delivering the corrected record to the secretary of state for filing.
(c) Articles of correction are effective retroactively on the effective date of the record they correct except as to persons relying on the uncorrected record and adversely affected by the correction. As to those persons, articles of correction are effective when filed.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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