WVC 48 - 27 - 312
PART 3. PROCEDURE.
§48-27-312. Production of documents pursuant to a subpoena duces
Notwithstanding any provision of law or any procedural rule to
the contrary, any record in a proceeding filed pursuant to this
article shall be supplied to any person presenting a subpoena duces
tecum issued by a state or federal court in any criminal action or
action filed pursuant to this article. Any record in a proceeding
filed pursuant to this article is not subject to disclosure
pursuant to a subpoena if the subpoena was issued in a civil
action. In civil proceedings a court, for good cause shown, may
enter an order permitting a person who is not otherwise permitted
access to a court file to examine and copy records of a proceeding
filed pursuant to this article: Provided
, That the court shall
enter such order as may be necessary to protect any document
containing the address or other contact information of a person who
filed a petition under this article: Provided, however
, That any
records obtained pursuant to the provisions of this section shall
be used only in the context of the case in which the subpoena was
issued and not for any other purpose.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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