WVC 48 - 20 - 317
§48-20-317. Costs and expenses.
If the respondent is not the prevailing party, the court may
assess against the respondent all direct expenses and costs
incurred by the prosecutor or other appropriate public official and
law-enforcement officers under section 20-315 or 20-316.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session