State: West Virginia

WV §55-7-22. Civil relief for persons resisting certain criminal activities.

  West Virginia Code Chapter 55.  Actions, Suits and Arbitration Article 7. Actions for Injuries. §55-7-22. Civil relief for persons resisting certain criminal activities. (a) A lawful occupant within a home or other place of residence is justified in using reasonable and proportionate force, including deadly force, against an intruder or attacker to prevent a …

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