WVC 44 - 3 A- 34
§44-3A-34. When enforcement of lien to secure claim barred.
When the right to bring an action against distributees and
legatees on any claim against the decedent shall become barred,
the right to enforce such claim against real estate shall also
become barred to the extent that such claim could have been
collected out of the personal assets of the decedent. The
provisions of this section shall not apply to liens upon real
property acquired or created in the lifetime of the decedent,
made or created to secure claims due and payable in future
installments or at a future date.