WVC 38 - 16 - 102
§38-16-102. Court of competent jurisdiction defined.
"Court of competent jurisdiction" means a circuit court,
magistrate court or administrative agency within this state or a
court or administrative agency of another state, or a court or
administrative agency of the federal government having jurisdiction
and due legal authority to establish a charge against or an
interest in real or personal property by ordering or authorizing
the imposition of a lien against the property.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session