WVC 44 A- 1 - 7
§44A-1-7. Transfer of venue following appointment.
(a) Following the appointment of a full or limited guardian or
conservator or committee, the court with jurisdiction over the
proceeding may order the transfer of jurisdiction to another
circuit court in this state or to an appropriate tribunal in
another state if it appears to the court that the interests of the
protected person will be best served by such transfer. Transfer of
jurisdiction to another state shall be in accordance with the
provisions of chapter forty-four-c of this code.
(b) Upon the transfer, the previously appointed guardian or
conservator shall report to the county of transfer that is assuming
jurisdiction Any changes to the appointments shall be made by the
court assuming jurisdiction.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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