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§38-1-10. Who may require trustee to give bond; new trustee on failure to give; notice.

The grantor or his assignee, or any cestui que trust, may at any time after the execution of the trust deed, by notice in writing, require any trustee to give the bond mentioned in the following section of this article, and, upon his failure to do so for twenty days after such notice, the power of such trustee shall cease and another trustee may be appointed by the circuit court of any county wherein such deed of trust is recorded, or by the judge thereof in vacation, to execute such trust, upon the application of any cestui que trust, or the grantor or any assignee of the grantor, if, upon the hearing of such application, the failure of the trustee to give such bond be made to appear to the satisfaction of such court or judge, by affidavits or otherwise. At least ten days' notice in writing of such application shall be given to the trustee, grantor, or assignee of the grantor, and to all cestuis que trust in such deed if they be residents of the county, stating the court or judge before whom such application is to be made. If such trustee and grantor or assignee of the grantor, or either of them, are not residents of such county, the notice as to them, or the one not a resident, may 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 such county.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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