§55-12-2. Notice of sale; contents; publication.
Whenever a court shall decree the sale of real estate, if it
appear to the court that such real estate is of the value of five
hundred dollars or more, it shall prescribe in the decree that such
sale shall be advertised in a newspaper by the commissioner or
person appointed to make the sale. It shall always be advertised
as a Class III legal advertisement in compliance with the
provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine of this code, and
the publication area for such publication shall be the county where
the real estate to be sold is situate. In the advertisement the
commissioner shall state the time, terms and place of sale,
together with a description of the property to be sold: Provided,
That nothing herein shall be construed to limit the power of the
court to direct sales of lands to be advertised in newspapers where
the value may be less than five hundred dollars.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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