Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the
contrary, all law-enforcement officers are hereby authorized and
required to serve all pleadings and orders filed or entered
pursuant to this article on Sundays and legal holidays. No law-
enforcement officer may refuse to serve any pleadings or orders
entered pursuant to this article. Law enforcement shall attempt to
serve all orders without delay: Provided, That service of process
shall be attempted within seventy-two hours of law enforcement's
receipt of the order. If service is not made, law enforcement
shall continue to attempt service on the respondent until proper
service is made.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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