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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 22 - 201 PART 2. PERSONS WHO MAY ADOPT.
§48-22-201. Persons who may petition for decree of adoption.
Any person not married or any person, with his or her spouse's consent, or any husband and wife jointly, may petition a circuit court of the county wherein such person or persons reside for a decree of adoption of any minor child or person who may be adopted by the petitioner or petitioners.

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