§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
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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