West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Argument Docket

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

There will be a small Admissions Ceremony immediately preceding the argument docket.

Rule 20 argument - 10:00 a.m.

Nationwide Life Insurance v. Eva Compton, et al., No. 17-0224 - Petitioner appeals the Circuit Court of Wyoming County’s December 2, 2016, order that denied Nationwide’s Rule 22 interpleader complaint, and the February 14, 2017, order that denied Nationwide’s Rule 59 motion to amend the December 2, 2016, order. In its interpleader complaint, Nationwide asked the circuit court to allow it to pay life insurance death benefits into the court and to force respondents/defendants below, two of whom filed competing claims for the subject death benefits, to interplead and remove Nationwide from this action.

Rule 19 argument

Danny S. v. WV DHHR, Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, and Molly K., 17-0157 - Petitioner appeals the January 18, 2017, order of the Circuit Court of Mercer County that denied his appeal of an order granting a decretal judgment in the amount of $13,633.39 for child support arrears.