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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 44 A- 2 - 5 §44A-2-5. Confidentiality.
Upon filing of a petition requesting appointment of a guardian or conservator, all pleadings, exhibits and other documents contained in the court file shall be considered confidential and not open for public inspection, either during the pendency of the case or after the case is closed. The protected person, and his or her attorney, may inspect or copy the file. Another party may file a petition stating the reasons for inspecting or copying the file and, upon good cause shown, the court or mental hygiene commissioner may authorize the party, or his or her attorney, to inspect and copy the file.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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