§53-7-2. Same -- By whom made; plaintiff to give bond.
When sufficient cause shall be shown for the arrest of a
defendant as aforesaid such court, judge or clerk shall make an
order directing the defendant to be arrested and held to bail for
such sum as the said court, judge or clerk shall think fit, and the
plaintiff shall thereupon deliver to the clerk of the court in
which the action is pending a bond in a penalty double the amount
sworn to, executed by himself or some person for him, with one or
more sufficient securities, approved by the clerk, to the effect
that the plaintiff will pay the defendant all damages he may
sustain by reason of the arrest, should it thereafter appear that
the order was wrongfully obtained.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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