(a) If the judgment debtor shows the circuit court that an
appeal from the foreign judgment is pending or will be taken, or
that a stay of execution has been granted, the court shall stay
enforcement of the foreign judgment until the appeal is concluded,
the time for appeal expires or the stay of execution expires or is
vacated, upon proof that the judgment debtor has furnished the
security for the satisfaction of the judgment required by the state
in which it was rendered.
(b) If the judgment debtor shows the circuit court any ground
upon which enforcement of a judgment of any court of this state
would be stayed, the court shall stay enforcement of the foreign
judgment for an appropriate period, upon requiring the same
security for satisfaction of the judgment which is required in this
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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