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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 56-3-13 §56-3-13. Service of process or notice on domestic corporations.
Unless otherwise specially provided, process against, or notice to, a corporation created by virtue of the laws of this state may be served as follows:

(a) If a city, town or village, on its mayor, city manager, recorder, clerk, treasurer, or any member of its council or board of commissioners;

(b) If a county commission of any county, on any commissioner or the clerk thereof, or if they be absent, on the prosecuting attorney of the county;

(c) If a board of education of any district or independent school district, on the president or any commissioner thereof, or if they be absent, on the prosecuting attorney of the county;

(d) If any other corporation, on the secretary of state as statutory attorney-in-fact of such corporation, as provided in section fifteen, article one, chapter thirty-one of this code, or on any person appointed by it to accept service of process in its behalf, or on its president or other chief officer, or its vice president, cashier, assistant cashier, treasurer, assistant treasurer, secretary, or any member of its board of directors, or, if no such officer or director be found, on any agent of such corporation, including in the case of a railroad company a depot or station agent in the actual employment of the company.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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