§49-2D-4. When family preservation services required.
Home-based family preservation services are required in all
cases where the removal of a child or children is seriously being
considered, whether from a natural home or a surrogate home,
wherein a child or children have lived for a substantial period of
That such services are not required when the child
appears in imminent danger of serious bodily or serious emotional
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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