WVC 41 - 5 - 18
§41-5-18. Recording in other counties; duty of personal
representative or devisee.
A duly certified copy of such will when probated, or of an
authenticated copy of a foreign will admitted to record as a will
of real estate, may be recorded in any other county of the state
wherein there is any real estate devised by such will. It is the
duty of the personal representative of the testator to record an
authenticated copy of such will in each county in which any real
estate is located of which the personal representative under the
powers conferred by the will may make sale and disposition, and
the duty of the devisee or devisees, claiming title under the
will to any real estate of which the personal representative may
not by the powers conferred in the will make sale and
disposition, to cause such copy to be recorded in each county in
which any such real estate is located.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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