§50-4-4. Long-arm jurisdiction; manner of service in civil cases.
Magistrate courts shall have long-arm jurisdiction as follows:
Over domestic and foreign corporations as provided in section
fifteen, article one, chapter thirty-one of this code; over
nonresident holders of consumer instruments as provided in section
one hundred thirty-seven, article two, chapter forty-six-a of this
code; over domestic and foreign limited partnerships as provided in
section four, article nine, chapter forty-seven of this code; over
voluntary associations and business trusts as provided in section
five, article nine-a, chapter forty-seven of this code; over
nonresident motorists as provided in section thirty-one, article
three, chapter fifty-six of this code; and over nonresidents with
certain contacts with this state as provided in section
thirty-three, article three, chapter fifty-six of this code.
Service of process in civil actions shall be made in the same
manner as is provided for service of process in trial courts of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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