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WVC 56-8-8 §56-8-8. When suit discontinued unless revived.
If the committee, personal representative, heirs, or devisees of the plaintiff or appellant who was a party, or of the decedent whose committee, guardian, or personal representative was plaintiff or appellant, or other person now or hereafter entitled to be substituted under the provisions of this article for a party plaintiff or appellant, shall not make such motion or apply for such scire facias at or before the second term of the court next after that at which there may have been a suggestion on the record of the fact making such scire facias or motion proper, the suit of such plaintiff or appellant shall be discontinued, unless good cause be shown to the contrary.

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