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WVC 38 - 6 - 7 §38-6-7. Forthcoming bonds.
The sheriff or other officer levying a writ of fieri facias or distress warrant on property of the debtor, or on property the sale of which is suspended at the instance of a claimant thereof, may take from such debtor, or from such claimant, as the case may be, if such claimant desires the property to remain in such possession as it was in immediately before the levy, and the case be one in which a bond for the forthcoming of the property is not prohibited by section fourteen of this article, a bond with sufficient security, payable to the creditor, in a penalty not more than double the value of the property levied upon as ascertained and fixed by such officer, reciting the service of such writ or warrant, describing the property, specifying its true value, with the condition that the property be forthcoming at the day and place of sale than or thereafter to be appointed. Whereupon such property shall, except as provided in the following section, be permitted to remain in the possession of the debtor or in such possession as it was in immediately before the levy, as the case may be, and in either case at the risk of such debtor or claimant.

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