WVC 49 - 5 - 2 A
§49-5-2a. Prepetition diversion to informal resolution.
Before a juvenile petition is formally filed with the court,
the court may refer the matter to a state department worker or
probation officer for preliminary inquiry to determine whether the
matter can be resolved informally without the formal filing of a
petition with the court.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session