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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 28 - 5 §48-28-5. Registration of order.
(a) Any individual may register a foreign protection order in this state by:

Presenting a certified copy of the order to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals for registration in accordance with the provisions of section eight hundred two, article twenty-seven of this chapter.

(b) An individual registering a foreign protection order shall file an affidavit by the protected individual stating that, to the best of the protected individual's knowledge, the order is currently in effect.

(c) Upon receipt of a foreign protection order for registration, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals shall:

(1) Register the order in accordance with the provisions of this section and of section eight hundred two, article twenty-seven of this chapter;

(2) Furnish to the individual registering the order a copy of the proof of registration of the order.

(d) A registered foreign protection order that is shown to be inaccurate or not currently in effect must be corrected or removed from the registry.

(e) A foreign protection order registered under this article may be entered in any existing state or federal registry of protection orders in accordance with applicable law.

(f) A fee may not be charged for the registration of a foreign protection order.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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