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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 61-8B-11A §61-8B-11a. Convictions for offenses against children.
In any case where a person is convicted of an offense described in this article against a child and the person has custodial, visitation or other parental rights to the child who is the victim of the offense or 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 article six, chapter forty-nine of this code 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 shall take such further action in accord with the provisions of said article. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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