WVC 37 - 1 - 3
§37-1-3. Guardian ad litem.
A guardian ad litem shall be appointed for minors under the
age of eighteen, inmates and protected persons subject to the
requirements of section five, article three, chapter forty-four-a
of this code. The guardian ad litem shall answer the petition
under oath, be present at any summary proceeding or hearing and
inform the court whether the sale of property is in the best
interests of the minor, inmate or protected person. Minors over
the age of fourteen may answer in person as well.