WVC 37 - 13 - 3
§37-13-3. Parties; notice.
All owners, lessees and other persons having an interest in
such lands, other than plaintiffs, and also the surviving next of
kin, heirs at law, administrator, executor, or personal
representative of each deceased, so far as can be determined
through reasonable and diligent effort, shall be made defendants
in such action. Insofar as possible all defendants shall be
served with notice of the institution of the action and the date
of the first hearing upon the same, such service to be made in
the same manner provided by law for the service of process in
other civil actions. If the address of any defendant be unknown,
or, if there be any unknown next of kin, heirs at law,
administrator, executor or personal representative of any known
or unknown person whose remains may be interred within any such
grave, then, in such event, a copy of said notice shall be
published prior to the hearing upon the same as a Class II legal
advertisement in compliance with the provisions of article three,
chapter fifty-nine of this code, and the publication area for
such publication shall be the county.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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