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WVC 44 - 15 - 5 §44-15-5. Evidence of necessity for appointment of guardian or committee of mentally incompetent ward.
Where a petition is filed for the appointment of a guardian or committee of a mentally incompetent ward, a certificate setting forth the fact that such person has been rated incompetent by an examining board employed or convened by the government of the United States, on examination in accordance with the laws and regulations governing such bureau or agency of government from which payments are to be made, and that the appointment of a guardian is a condition precedent to the payment of any moneys due such person, shall be prima facie evidence of the necessity for such appointment.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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