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CHAPTER 56. PLEADING AND PRACTICE.

ARTICLE 4. RULES AND PLEADING.

§56-4-9. Minors may sue by next friend or guardian; substitution of plaintiffs.

Any minor entitled to sue may do so by his next friend or guardian. When the action or suit is brought by his next friend, the court may, for good cause, substitute the guardian in lieu of the next friend, or any other person as the next friend.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2020 Regular Session
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