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A covenant by a grantor in a deed, “that he will warrant generally the property hereby conveyed,” or a covenant of like import, or the use of the words “with general warranty” in a deed, shall have the same effect as if the grantor had covenanted that he, his heirs and personal representatives will forever warrant and defend the said property unto the grantee, his heirs, personal representatives and assigns, against the claims and demands of all persons whomsoever.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - West Virginia Code Chapter 36. Estates and Property § 36-4-2. General warranty - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wv/chapter-36-estates-and-property/wv-code-sect-36-4-2/
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