WVC 46 A- 2 - 118
§46A-2-118. No garnishment before judgment.
Prior to entry of judgment in an action against the debtor for
debt arising from a consumer credit sale, consumer lease or a
consumer loan, the creditor may not attach unpaid earnings of the
debtor by garnishment or like proceedings. The provisions of this
section shall not be construed as in any way impliedly authorizing
garnishment before judgment in any other type of transaction.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session