WVC 36 - 1 - 10
§36-1-10. Operation of conveyance in excess of actual interest.
A deed which purports to convey a greater right or interest
in real property than the person making it may lawfully convey
shall operate as an alienation of such right or interest in such
real property as such person might lawfully convey. The
application of the doctrine of estoppel by deed, and the
liability of the grantor, his heirs and personal representatives
upon the covenants, if any, contained in such conveyance shall be
determined according to the rules of law applicable to other
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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