WVC 44 - 12 - 3
§44-12-3. Confirmation of action of clerk.
When the probate of such will, or the appointment of such
appraisers of estate of decedents, or the appointment of such
executor, administrator, guardian, curator or committee is
confirmed by the court, with or without contest, the same shall
be held and treated in all respects as if the will had been
probated and admitted to record, or the appointment had been
made, by the county court in the first instance.