When can I change the locks on a home I purchased?

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When can I change the locks on a home I purchased?

I purchased a mobile home last week. The previous owners stated that they would be out several days ago. However, they are still there. I have advised them twice this week they need to go by tomorrow at the very latest. Do I need to go through the eviction process through magistrate court or can i just change the lock?

Asked on February 16, 2012 under Real Estate Law, West Virginia

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