WVC 38 - 2 - 12
§38-2-12. Notice and recordation of lien of mechanic or laborer
working for owner.
For the purpose of perfecting and preserving his lien every
such workman, artisan, mechanic, laborer or other person as is
mentioned in section five of this article who shall have done any
work or performed any labor upon any such building or improvement,
under a contract with the owner thereof, shall cause to be recorded
in the office of the clerk of the county court of the county
wherein such property is situate, within one hundred days after he
shall have ceased to perform any such work or labor, a notice of
his lien, which notice shall be sufficient if in form and effect as
that provided in section eight of this article.