WVC 47 - 18 - 10
§47-18-10. Final judgment in civil proceeding as prima facie
A final judgment rendered in any civil proceeding brought by
the state for violation of this article to the effect that a
defendant has violated said article shall be prima facie evidence
against such defendant in any proceeding brought by any other
party against such defendant pursuant to section eight of this
article, as to all matters with respect to which said judgment or
decree would be an estoppel as between the parties thereto:
That this section shall not apply to consent judgments
or decrees entered before any testimony has been taken.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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