WVC 49 - 5 - 2 B
§49-5-2b. Juvenile drug courts.
Juvenile drug courts shall be designed and operated consistent
with the developmental and rehabilitative needs of juveniles as
defined in this article. The Supreme Court shall provide uniform
referral, procedure and order forms that shall be used in juvenile
drug courts. The Supreme Court is further authorized to appoint
appropriate hearing officers in those jurisdictions which choose to
operate a juvenile drug court. Hearing officers for juvenile drug
courts shall be limited to current or senior status circuit court
judges or family court judges.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session