§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
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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