WVC 48 - 22 - 115
§48-22-115. Relinquishment defined.
"Relinquishment" means the voluntary surrender to an agency by
a minor child's parent or guardian, for purposes of the child's
adoption, of the rights of the parent or guardian with respect to
the child, including the legal and physical custody of the child.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session