§56-10-3. Recovery of damages for detention of property after
When a judgment for specific personal property is affirmed by
an appellate court, or an injunction to such judgment is dissolved,
the person who is entitled to execution of such judgment, or who
would be entitled if execution had not been had, may, on motion to
the court from which such execution has issued, or might issue,
after twenty days' notice to the defendant or his personal
representative, have a jury impaneled to ascertain the damages
sustained by reason of the detention of such property subsequent to
such judgment; or if it was on a verdict, subsequent to such
verdict; and judgment shall be rendered for the damages so
ascertained, if any.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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