§56-9-1. Removal of causes generally; notice; motion.
A circuit court, or any court of limited jurisdiction
established pursuant to the provisions of section 1, article VIII
of the constitution of this state, wherein an action, suit, motion
or other civil proceeding is pending, or the judge thereof in
vacation, may on the motion of any party, after ten days' notice to
the adverse party or his attorney, and for good cause shown, order
such action, suit, motion or other civil proceeding to be removed,
if pending in a circuit court, to any other circuit court, and if
pending in any court of limited jurisdiction hereinbefore mentioned
to the circuit court of that county: Provided,
That the judge of
such other circuit court in a case of removal from one circuit to
another may decline to hear said cause, if, in his opinion, the
demands and requirements of his office render it improper or
inconvenient for him to do so.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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