WVC 48 - 22 - 802
§48-22-802. Contracts limiting or restraining adoptions.
Any contract, agreement or stipulation which endeavors to deny
to any person or persons the right to petition for adoption of any
person, or which endeavors to alter the time or manner of adoption
as provided in this article, is contrary to the public policy of
the state and such portion of any contract, agreement or
stipulation is null and void and of no effect.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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