WVC 37 - 6 - 16
§37-6-16. Distress or attachment when rent not payable in money.
Where goods are distrained or attached for rent reserved in
a share of the crops, or in anything other than money, the
claimant of the rent, having given the tenant ten days' notice,
or if he be out of the county, having set up the notice in some
conspicuous place on the premises, may apply to the court or
justice to which the distress or attachment is returnable, to fix
the value of such rent. Upon such application the court or
justice having ascertained the value, either by its own judgment,
or, if either party require it, by the verdict of a jury
impaneled without the formality of pleading, shall order the
goods distrained or attached, to be sold to pay the amount so
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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