West Virginia Residential Lease Agreement


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West Virginia Residential Lease Agreement

The West Virginia Residential Lease Agreement is a legal document that binds a Landlord and Tenant over a set period of time for the renting of one's property.

Free Legal Aid provides useful information about eviction. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.

West Virginia Eviction

The West Virginia eviction process differs from most other state eviction laws in that the landlord need not provide any kind of notice to the tenant if the eviction is for nonpayment of rent or for violation of a material provision in the rental agreement. check to learn more.

The West Virginia Tenant's Guide to Eviction

This booklet was written to help you in the event that you are threatened with eviction by your landlord. The booklet will help explain the law governing eviction procedure in West Virginia and
your rights as a tenant. check to learn more.


If you have been withholding your rent, you may be required to pay the back rent into court while the case is pending.  Eventually the judge will decide how much of the rent should be paid to the landlord, and how much should be refunded to you because of the problems. check to learn more.