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|State||Citation||Description/Statute Name||Question||Brief answer||Language from the opinion||When does the case apply?|
|West Virginia||W. Va. Code §8-10-1, 2; W. Va. Code § 62-4-16.||W.V. Code||What authority do county or municipal courts have to set fines or fees?||
Municipal courts have power to impose fines, penalties and cost when not otherwise provided by charter provision or general law. However, municipal judges may substitute community service in lieu of+ See more
sentence of incarceration or imposition of fine.
|Fines and fees|
|West Virginia||W. Va. Const. art. VIII, § 3||State Constitution||What authority does the state supreme court have to impose binding state-wide rules on the imposition or collection of fees and fines?||West Virginia's Constitution allows the Court of Appeals to impose binding state-wide rules. No on point Attorney General Opinion.||
“The court shall have power to promulgate rules for all cases and proceedings, civil and criminal, for all of the courts of the State relating to writs, warrants, process, practice+ See more
and procedure, which shall have the force and effect of law.”