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WVC 38 - 16 - 306 §38-16-306. No duty to disclose fraudulent lien record; lien of purported court is a nullity.
(a) An attorney, title insurance company or other title examiner does not have a duty to disclose a fraudulent court record, document, or instrument purporting to create a nonconsensual common law lien asserting a claim on real property or an interest in real property in connection with a sale, conveyance, mortgage, or other transfer of the real property or interest in real property.

(b) A purported judgment lien or document establishing or purporting to establish a judgment lien against property in this state, that is issued or purportedly issued by a court or a purported court other than a court established under the laws of this state or the United States, is a nullity and has no effect in the determination of any title or right to the property.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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