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Appealing an Eviction Case to Circuit Court

Eviction from a home, Renting or leasing a home

Last updated on 12/19/2023 at 9:31 pm

Can a tenant appeal from a Magistrate Court Eviction Order?

What is an "Order of Possession"?

Can a tenant appeal an eviction order issued by a magistrate?

Can a tenant remain in the rental while the appeal is pending?

When does a tenant have to vacate the rental premises even though an appeal has been filed?

Where does West Virginia law put this limit on the right to stay in the rental unit while the appeal is pending?

Does a tenant have to make a special request to stay in the premises?

Can the Magistrate Court write on the court order "No Appeal of Possession"?

What should I do if the Magistrate Court will not let me file an appeal of possession order?