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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 22 - 901 PART 9. INTERNATIONAL ADOPTIONS.
§48-22-901. Recognition of foreign adoption decree.

When an adoption occurs in a foreign country and the adopted child has immigrated to the United States with the permission of the United States, this state shall recognize the adoption. The rights and obligations of the parties as to matters within the jurisdiction of this state shall be determined as though the adoption decree was issued by a court of this state.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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