§49-6-11. Conviction for offenses against children.
In any case where a person is convicted of an offense
described in section twelve, article eight, chapter sixty-one of
this code or articles eight-b or eight-d of said chapter against a
child and the person has custodial, visitation or other parental
rights to the child who is the victim of the offense or to any
child who resides in the same household as the victim, the court
shall, at the time of sentencing, find that the person is an
abusing parent within the meaning of this chapter as to the child
victim, and may find that the person is an abusing parent as to any
child who resides in the same household as the victim, and the
court shall take such further steps as are required by this
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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