WVC 48 - 10 - 602
§48-10-602. Prohibitions on use of child's written or recorded
statement or affidavit; child not to be called as
(a) No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain from a child
a written or recorded statement or affidavit setting forth the
wishes and concerns of the child regarding grandparent visitation
matters, and the court, in considering the factors listed in
section 10-502 of this article for purposes of determining whether
to grant any visitation, establishing a visitation schedule, or
resolving any issues related to the making of any determination
with respect to visitation or the establishment of any specific
visitation schedule, shall not accept or consider such a written or
recorded statement or affidavit.
(b) A child shall not be called as a witness in any proceeding
to determine whether grandparent visitation should be awarded.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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