WVC 1 - 3 - 10
§1-3-10. Transfer of proceedings pending before a justice.
Any proceeding pending before a justice of an old county at
the time the act creating a new county becomes effective, which, if
brought after that time, would be required by law to be brought
before a justice of the new county, shall be transferred, together
with the papers and a transcript of the record, to some justice of
the new county.