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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 38 - 9 - 1 §38-9-1. Persons entitled to homestead; value.
Any husband, wife, parent or other head of a household residing in this state, or the infant children of deceased or insane parents, owning a homestead shall by operation of law have a homestead exemption therein to the value of five thousand dollars, subject to the provisions of section forty-eight, article six of the constitution of this state.

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