§56-3-24. Contents of order of publication; publishing.
Every order of publication shall give the style of the suit,
state briefly its object, and require the defendants against whom
it is entered, or the unknown parties, to appear within one month
after the date of the first publication thereof and do what is
necessary to protect their interests. It shall be published as a
Class II 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 in which the order is
made or directed. The newspaper shall be designated by the party
directing such order or his attorney, but if no paper be so
designated, then in such paper as the court may direct, or if the
court make no direction, then as the clerk of the court may
prescribe. It shall be deemed to have been published on the date of
the second publication thereof.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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