WVC 40 - 1 - 9
§40-1-9. Contracts, deeds and mortgages invalid as to creditors
and purchasers until recorded.
Every such contract, every deed conveying any such estate or
term, and every deed of gift, or deed of trust or memorandum of
deed of trust pursuant to section two, article one, chapter thirty-
eight of this code, or mortgage, conveying real estate shall be
void, as to creditors, and subsequent purchasers for valuable
consideration without notice, until and except from the time that
it is duly admitted to record in the county wherein the property
embraced in such contract, deed, deed of trust or memorandum of
deed of trust or mortgage may be.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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