WVC 44 A- 2 - 5
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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