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WVC 38 - 16 - 505 §38-16-505. Plaintiff's costs.
(a) The court shall award the plaintiff the costs of bringing the action if:

(1) The plaintiff prevails; and

(2) The court finds that the defendant, at the time the defendant caused the recorded document to be recorded or filed, knew or should have known that the recorded document is fraudulent.

(b) For purposes of this section, the costs of bringing the action include all court costs, attorney's fees, and related expenses of bringing the action, including investigative expenses.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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