WVC 16 - 5 - 35
§16-5-35. Registration of marriages.
(a) On or before the tenth day of each month, the county clerk
of each county shall forward to the State Registrar a report of all
marriage records made by him or her during the previous month, on
a form prescribed or furnished by the State Registrar.
(b) The State Registrar shall preserve and index all records
received under the provisions of this section and shall upon
request issue a certified copy of the records, which shall be prima
facie evidence of the facts stated in the certified copies in all
courts in this state.