WVC 44 - 12 - 1
§44-12-1. What clerk may do in vacation of county court.
The clerk of any county court in the vacation of such court,
may appoint appraisers of estates of decedents, admit wills to
record, appoint and qualify executors, administrators, guardians,
curators and committees, and require and take from them the
necessary bonds, upon the same procedure and proof, and in the
same manner and with like effect for the time being, as such
county court could do if in session; but no contest as to such
probate or appointment shall be heard or determined by such
clerk, and when notice of contests is given the matter shall
stand continued until the next regular session of the county
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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