WVC 38 - 7 - 5
§38-7-5. Attachment for claim not due.
An attachment may be sued out in a court of equity for a
debt or claim, legal or equitable, whether the same be due or
not, upon any of the grounds mentioned in section two of this
article, but the affidavit, in case the claim or debt be not due,
must show when it will become due: Provided, however,
attachment shall not be sued out against a foreign corporation
for a debt not due, upon the ground alone that it is a foreign
corporation, nor against a nonresident defendant for a debt not
due, upon the ground alone that he is a nonresident, unless the
affiant shows by his affidavit that such defendant was a resident
of this state when the debt was contracted, and that the
plaintiff believed he would remain a resident of this state at
the time he gave the defendant credit.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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