WVC 48 - 23 - 503
§48-23-503. Cases where disclosure of identifying information
In any case where the identity of the birth father was unknown
to the birth mother, or where the administrator learns that one or
both of the birth parents are deceased, this information shall be
shared with the adult adoptee. In these kinds of cases, the
adoptee will not be able to obtain identifying information through
the registry, and he or she would be told of his or her right to
pursue whatever right otherwise exists by law to petition a court
to release the identifying information.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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