It shall be sufficient for the plaintiff to aver in his
declaration that, on some day specified therein (which shall be
after his title accrued), he was possessed of the premises claimed,
and that, being so possessed thereof, the defendant afterwards, on
some day to be stated, entered into such premises, and that he
unlawfully withholds from the plaintiff the possession thereof, or
exercises acts of ownership thereon or claims title thereto some
interest therein, to his damage, such sum as the plaintiff shall
state. The plaintiff shall also state whether he claims in fee or
for his life, or for the life of another, or for years, specifying
such lives, or the duration of such terms; and when he claims an
undivided share or interest, he shall state the same. The premises
shall be described in the declaration with convenient certainty, so
that from such description possession thereof may be delivered.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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