WVC 38 - 7 - 31
§38-7-31. Who may defend against attachment.
A defendant, any person entitled to file a petition under
the provisions of section forty-one of this article, any party to
any bond given under section twenty of this article, any officer
who may be liable to the plaintiff by reason of any such bond
being adjudged bad, or any other person whose rights are affected
by the attachment, shall have the right, either jointly or
separately, to defend against any attachment, and to the benefit
of all available defenses thereto: Provided,
That a judgment in
favor of any party to a bond, or in favor of an officer who may
be liable by reason of such bond being adjudged bad, shall not
discharge the lien of the attachment on any property.