WVC 37 - 1 - 8
§37-1-8. Joinder of spouse, or sale free of dower.
When a decree or order is made under this article, or under
article nine, chapter twenty-seven of this code, for the sale or
other conveyance of the real estate of an insane or infant or
convict spouse, the other spouse may, if he or she think fit,
join in the conveyance and thereby release dower and shall in
such case, if he or she so demand, receive out of the proceeds of
sale the value of his or her inchoate dower, computed according
to the provisions of article two, chapter forty-three of this
code, or such land may be sold free and clear of inchoate dower
under the provisions of section five, article one, chapter forty-
three of this code.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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