§53-1-9. Suspension of proceedings where prohibition applied for.
On petition for a writ of prohibition, the circuit court, or
judge in vacation, or the supreme court of appeals, or a judge
thereof in vacation, may, at any time before or after the
application for the writ is made, if deemed proper, make an order,
a copy of which shall be served on the defendant, suspending the
proceedings sought to be prohibited until the final decision of the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session