WVC 48 - 15 - 204
§48-15-204. Service of notice of action against a license.
The bureau shall send a notice of action against a license by
regular mail and by certified mail, return receipt requested, to
the person's last-known address or place of business or employment.
Simultaneous certified and regular mailing of the written notice
shall constitute effective service unless the United States Postal
Service returns the mail to the bureau for child support
enforcement within the thirty-day response period marked "moved,
unable to forward," "addressee not known," "no such number/street,"
"insufficient address," or "forwarding order expired." If the
certified mail is returned for any other reason without the return
of the regular mail, the regular mail service shall constitute
effective service. If the mail is addressed to the person at his
or her place of business or employment, with postal instructions to
deliver to addressee only, service will be deemed effective only if
the signature on the return receipt appears to be that of the
person. Acceptance of the certified mail notice signed by the
person, the person's attorney, or a competent member of the
person's household above the age of sixteen shall be deemed
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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