§49-6-10. Duties of prosecuting attorney.
It shall be the duty of every prosecuting attorney to fully
and promptly cooperate with persons seeking to apply for relief
under the provisions of this article in all cases of suspected
child abuse and neglect, to promptly prepare applications and
petitions for relief requested by such persons, to investigate
reported cases of suspected child abuse and neglect for possible
criminal activity and to report at least annually to the grand jury
regarding the discharge of his or her duties with respect thereto.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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