WVC 44 A- 2 - 15
§44A-2-15. Notice of hearing on petitions subsequent to the
appointment of a guardian or conservator.
(a) Except as otherwise provided herein or as ordered by the
court for good cause shown, notice of hearing on a petition for an
order subsequent to the appointment of a guardian or conservator
shall be personally served upon the protected person and mailed to
an appointed counsel or attorney of record, to those individuals
who would be entitled to notice of the filing of an original
petition to appoint, to any facility that is responsible for the
care and custody of the protected person, to the guardian or
conservator, if the guardian or conservator is not the petitioner,
and to other individuals or entities as the court may order.
(b) Unless otherwise ordered by the court, the notice shall be
personally served upon the protected person and mailed by the
petitioner by certified mail return receipt requested to other
parties entitled to notice at least fourteen days prior to the
hearing and shall be accompanied by a copy of the petition and
other relevant documents. A copy of the certified mail return
receipts shall be filed in the office of the circuit clerk on or
before the date of the hearing.
(c) The court or mental hygiene commissioner may conduct
hearings on subsequent petitions filed pursuant to this chapter.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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