WVC 44 - 9 - 16
§44-9-16. Costs, by whom payable.
The costs attending the issuance of letters testamentary or
of administration, or their revocation, and the probate of any
will, and of the suit for the settlement of the estate, shall be
paid out of the estate of the supposed decedent; and costs
arising upon an application for letters which shall not be
granted shall be paid by the applicant.