WVC 48 - 27 -1104
§48-27-1104. Judicial education on domestic violence.
All circuit court judges may and magistrates and family courts
shall receive a minimum of three hours training each year on
domestic violence which shall include training on the psychology of
domestic violence, the battered wife and child syndromes, sexual
abuse, courtroom treatment of victims, offenders and witnesses,
available sanctions and treatment standards for offenders, and
available shelter and support services for victims. The supreme
court of appeals may provide such training in conjunction with
other judicial education programs offered by the supreme court.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session