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WVC 50-4-13 §50-4-13. Intercounty institution of civil actions.
A civil action may be instituted before a magistrate court clerk, magistrate court deputy clerk, or magistrate assistant in any county when the matter should be heard in another county. The clerk, deputy clerk, or magistrate assistant before whom such matter is instituted shall, in such event, forward all fees collected together with an appropriate statement of the matter to the magistrate court of the appropriate county. The clerk, deputy clerk, or magistrate assistant receiving such information and fees shall proceed with the matter as if it were actually instituted before him.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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