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West Virginia W. Va. Code §59-1-11. Fees, allowances and costs - Fees and allowances - fees to be charged by clerk of circuit court
(a) The clerk of a circuit court shall charge and collect for services rendered by the clerk the following fees which shall be paid in advance by the parties for
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whom services are to be rendered:(1) Except as provided in subdivisions (2) and (3) of this subsection, for instituting any civil action under the Rules of Civil Procedure, any statutory summary proceeding, any extraordinary remedy, the docketing of civil appeals or removals of civil cases from magistrate court, or any other action, cause, suit or proceeding, $200, of which $30 shall be deposited in the Courthouse Facilities Improvement Fund created by section six, article twenty-six, chapter twenty-nine of this code and $45 shall be deposited in the special revenue account designated the Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low Income Persons, established by paragraph (B), subdivision (4), subsection (c), section ten of this article, and $20 deposited in the special revenue account created in section six hundred three, article twenty-six, chapter forty-eight of this code to provide legal services for domestic violence victims;
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Courthouse Facilities Improvement Fund (30), Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low Income Persons (45), special revenue account created in section six hundred three, article twenty-six, chapter forty-eight of this
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code to provide legal services for domestic violence victims (20).
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §59-1-4.
Fees, allowances and costs - fees and allowances - Fees collected by Secretary of State, Auditor and Clerk of Supreme Court of Appeals to be paid into State Treasury; accounts;
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Except as otherwise provided by law, the fees to be charged by the Auditor, Secretary of State and Clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals, by virtue of this article
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or any other law, are the property of the State of West Virginia. The Auditor, Secretary of State and Clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals shall account for and pay into the State Treasury at least once every thirty days all fees collected or appearing to be due to the state, to the credit of the general state fund or other fund as provided by law. The Auditor, Secretary of State and Clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals shall each keep a complete and accurate itemized account of all fees collected by them and the nature of the services rendered for which all fees were charged and collected, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, as provided in article two, chapter five-a of this code. All accounts shall be open to inspection and audit as provided in article two, chapter four of this code.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §59-1-28. Fees, allowances and costs - fees and allowances - Use and disposition of fees of sheriffs, clerks and prosecuting attorneys.
Except for the funds designated in section twenty-eight-a of this article, all fees, costs, percentages, penalties, commissions, allowances, compensation, income and all other perquisites of whatever kind which by law
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may now or hereafter be collected or received as compensation for services by any clerk of the county commission, sheriff, clerk of the circuit court or of any court of limited jurisdiction, and prosecuting attorney shall be collected and received by such officer for the sole use of the treasury of the county in which he is an officer, and shall be held as public moneys belonging to the county fund, and shall be accounted for and paid over as such in the manner hereinafter provided. Nothing in this article shall be construed to require any county officer to pay into the county treasury any fees earned prior to the twenty-first day of May, one thousand nine hundred fifteen. Fees are held to be earned at the time the service is rendered and not at the time the matter is finally adjudicated.
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Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, all fees collected by a sheriff for service of all manner of process from magistrate court, in addition to such other funds
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as may be provided by the county commissions, shall be dedicated by the county commission to the office of sheriff for providing bailiff and service of process services for magistrate court.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §59-1-28a. Fees, allowances and costs - fees and allowances - Disposition of filing fees in civil actions and fees for services in criminal cases.
(e) Of every fee for service received in any criminal case against any respondent convicted in circuit court, the clerk of each circuit court shall, at the end of each
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month, pay into the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Fund in the State Treasury an amount equal to $40, into the Court Security Fund in the State Treasury established pursuant to the provisions of section fourteen, article three, chapter fifty-one of this code an amount equal to $5 and into the Regional Jail Operations Partial Reimbursement Fund established pursuant to the provisions of section ten-b, article twenty, chapter thirty-one of this code an amount equal to $30.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §59-1-28a. Fees, allowances and costs - fees and allowances - Disposition of filing fees in civil actions and fees for services in criminal cases.
(g) The clerk of the circuit court shall, at the end of each month, pay into the Courthouse Facilities Improvement Fund created by section six, article twenty-six, chapter twenty-nine of
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this code those amounts received by the clerk which are dedicated for deposit in the fund.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §59-1-28a. Fees, allowances and costs - fees and allowances - Disposition of filing fees in civil actions and fees for services in criminal cases.
(h) The clerk of each circuit court shall, at the end of each month, pay into the Regional Jail Operations Partial Reimbursement Fund established in the State Treasury pursuant to
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the provisions of section ten-b, article twenty, chapter thirty-one of this code those amounts received by the clerk which are dedicated for deposit in the fund.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §62-4-1. Criminal procedure - Recovery of fines in criminal cases - Fines to accrue to state for support of free schools, unless otherwise provided.
Unless otherwise expressly provided, or manifestly inconsistent with the intention of the Legislature, every fine or forfeiture imposed by or under an act of the Legislature shall be and accrue
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to the state for the support of the free schools, and shall be applied to such purpose pursuant to the fifth section of article XII of the constitution.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §50-3-4. Magistrate courts - Costs, fines and records - Disposition of costs; magistrate court fund.
(2) The magistrate court clerk of each county shall pay the sum of ten dollars collected in magistrate court for each civil and criminal proceeding into the magistrate court fund
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during each fiscal year until there is paid a sum equal to fifteen thousand dollars multiplied by the number of magistrates authorized for the county.(b)(1) The special county fund known as the magistrate court fund established in each county by chapter thirty-three, Acts of the Legislature, regular session, one thousand nine hundred seventy-six, as amended and reenacted in subsequent Acts of the Legislature, is hereby continued. The moneys credited to the fund may be used solely for the purposes provided in this section. (2) The magistrate court clerk of each county shall pay the sum of ten dollars collected in magistrate court for each civil and criminal proceeding into the magistrate court fund during each fiscal year until there is paid a sum equal to fifteen thousand dollars multiplied by the number of magistrates authorized for the county. (3) A county may, in accordance with the supervisory rules of the Supreme Court of Appeals, appropriate and spend from the fund such sums as are necessary to defray the expenses of providing services to magistrate courts. (c)(1) There is hereby created in the State Treasury a special escrow account designated as the Magistrate Court Surplus Account. The moneys credited to the account may be used solely for the purposes provided in this subsection. (2) Beginning on the first day of July, two thousand, all costs collected during a fiscal year in excess of the sum specified in subdivision (2), subsection (b) of this section shall be deposited in the Magistrate Court Surplus Account in the State Treasury. (3) Beginning on the first day of September, two thousand one, and on the first day of September of each year thereafter, in accordance with the supervisory rules of the Supreme Court of Appeals, funds from the Magistrate Court Surplus Account deposited therein as excess costs collected in the prior fiscal year pursuant to the provisions of subdivision (2) of this subsection shall be disbursed as a supplement to any county magistrate court fund which generated less than fifteen thousand dollars per magistrate in the prior fiscal year in accordance with the provisions of this subsection. (4) The amount disbursed to a county magistrate court fund from the Magistrate Court Surplus Account, when combined with the court costs generated by the magistrate court fund of the county in the prior fiscal year, may not exceed fifteen thousand dollars per magistrate. (5) The disbursements described in subdivision (3) of this subsection shall be made as follows: (A) There shall be distributed to each county magistrate court fund that generated less than nine thousand dollars in the prior fiscal year the sum of nine thousand dollars less the amount of court costs generated by the county magistrate court fund in the prior fiscal year. To the extent that the funds available for this disbursement are insufficient to fully fund this disbursement, the funds available shall be disbursed to these counties on a pro rata basis. (B) Any funds that remain available for disbursement after disbursements made pursuant to paragraph (A) of this subdivision shall be disbursed in equal shares to each county magistrate court fund that generated less than fifteen thousand dollars per magistrate in the prior fiscal year. The shares to be disbursed to each county magistrate court fund are to be equal to the number of magistrates in the county. Any disbursement made under this paragraph shall be subject to the limitations specified in subdivision (4) of this subsection. (6) Any funds that remain available in the Magistrate Court Surplus Account after the disbursements have been made pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs (A) and (B), subdivision (5) of this subsection shall be deposited by the State Treasurer into the General Revenue Fund of the state
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §50-3-3. Magistrate courts - Costs, fines and records - Disposition of fines, forfeitures and penalties.
All fines, forfeitures and penalties collected in magistrate courts in a criminal proceeding shall be submitted on or before the tenth day of the month following the month of their
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collection to the magistrate court clerk or, if there is no magistrate court clerk, to the clerk of the circuit court together with such information as may be required by the rules of the supreme court and by the rules of the chief inspector of public offices. Such moneys shall thereupon be paid to the sheriff subject to, and to be distributed in accordance with the provisions of section fifteen, article five, chapter seven of this code.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3-39h. Crimes against the property - Payment of costs in worthless check cases; disposition of certain costs.
(b) Costs collected by magistrate court for issuance of notice as authorized by section thirty-nine-g of this article may not be paid into the special county fund created by the
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provisions of section four, article three, chapter fifty of this code but shall be accounted for separately and retained by the county in a fund designated the Worthless Check Fund until the sheriff issues warrants in furtherance of the allowable expenses specifically provided for by this section. Such costs may not be included in any calculation of the amount of funds to be retained by the county under the provisions of section four, article three, chapter fifty of this code.(c) A county may, after agreement with the court administrator's office of the Supreme Court of Appeals, appropriate and spend from the Worthless Check Fund herein established such sums as are necessary to pay or defray the expenses of providing a deputy sheriff to serve warrants for worthless check offenses and to pay or defray the expenses of providing additional deputy clerks in the office of the magistrate court clerk. After payment of these expenses, or after a determination that these services are not necessary, a county may appropriate and spend from the fund the sums necessary to defray: (1) The expenses of providing bailiff and service of process services by the sheriff; (2) The cost of acquiring or renting magistrate court offices and providing utilities and telephones and telephone service to such offices; (3) The cost of complying with section thirty-nine-i of this article; and (4) The expenses of other services are provided to magistrate courts by the county.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3-39o. Crimes against the property - Agreement to suspend prosecution of a person accepted into the restitution program.
a) The prosecuting attorney may enter into an agreement with a participant of the worthless check restitution program to suspend prosecution for a period to be determined by the prosecuting
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attorney.(b) To remain eligible for the worthless check restitution program, the participant shall: (1) Contact a representative of the program before the date required by the notice sent pursuant to section thirty-nine-n of this article; (2) Agree to comply with all the program terms; (3) Complete a class conducted by the prosecuting attorney, his or her designee, or a private entity under contract with the prosecuting attorney, which offers offender education and instruction; (4) Pay a fee in the amount of ten dollars to be deposited in the "worthless check fund" established pursuant to the provisions of section thirty-nine-h of this article; (5) Pay the fee required to participate in the class; (6) Pay full victim restitution; and (7) Pay all fees for participation in the program, unless those fees are waived. (c) The prosecuting attorney shall agree not to file criminal charges if the participant in the program completes the conditions of the agreement.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3-39p. Crimes against the property - Agreement to suspend prosecution of a person accepted into the restitution program - Fees for participation in the worthless check restitution program.
(a) The prosecuting attorney, his or her designee, or a private entity under contract with the prosecuting attorney may collect a fee not to exceed one hundred dollars from any
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person participating in the worthless check restitution program: Provided, That the prosecuting attorney shall waive the fee if he or she determines that the person is indigent and unable to pay the fee.(b) All fees collected pursuant to subsection (a) of this section by the prosecutor shall be remitted to the sheriff. The sheriff shall establish a special fund in the county treasury, designated the worthless check restitution program fund, in which the sheriff shall deposit all fees remitted by the prosecutor. The county commission shall appropriate money from the fund for the administration of the worthless check restitution program. The county commission shall also appropriate any excess money from the fund to supplement the annual operation expense appropriation of the office of the prosecuting attorney, if the prosecuting attorney certifies in writing to the county commission that a surplus exists in the fund at the end of the fiscal year.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3-39h. Crimes against the property - Payment of costs in worthless check cases; disposition of certain costs.
(b) Costs collected by magistrate court for issuance of notice as authorized by section thirty-nine-g of this article may not be paid into the special county fund created by the
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provisions of section four, article three, chapter fifty of this code but shall be accounted for separately and retained by the county in a fund designated the Worthless Check Fund until the sheriff issues warrants in furtherance of the allowable expenses specifically provided for by this section. Such costs may not be included in any calculation of the amount of funds to be retained by the county under the provisions of section four, article three, chapter fifty of this code.(c) A county may, after agreement with the court administrator's office of the Supreme Court of Appeals, appropriate and spend from the Worthless Check Fund herein established such sums as are necessary to pay or defray the expenses of providing a deputy sheriff to serve warrants for worthless check offenses and to pay or defray the expenses of providing additional deputy clerks in the office of the magistrate court clerk. After payment of these expenses, or after a determination that these services are not necessary, a county may appropriate and spend from the fund the sums necessary to defray: (1) The expenses of providing bailiff and service of process services by the sheriff; (2) The cost of acquiring or renting magistrate court offices and providing utilities and telephones and telephone service to such offices; (3) The cost of complying with section thirty-nine-i of this article; and (4) The expenses of other services are provided to magistrate courts by the county.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3A-3. Shoplifting - Penalties.
(d) Mandatory penalty. -- In addition to the fines and imprisonment imposed by this section, in all cases of conviction for the offense of shoplifting, the court shall order the
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defendant to pay a penalty to the mercantile establishment involved in the amount of fifty dollars, or double the value of the merchandise involved, whichever is higher. The mercantile establishment shall be entitled to collect such mandatory penalty as in the case of a civil judgment. This penalty shall be in addition to the mercantile establishment's rights to recover the stolen merchandise.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3B-3. Trespass - Trespass on property other than structure or conveyance.
(g) Notwithstanding and in addition to any other penalties provided by law, any person who performs or causes damage to property in the course of a willful trespass shall be
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liable to the property owner in the amount of twice the amount of such damage. However, this article shall not apply in a labor dispute.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3E-6. Offenses involving explosives - Causing death or injury to an explosives detection animal; penalty.
Any person who violates the provisions of this article which violation causes death, serious or debilitating bodily injury to an explosives detection animal owned or used by a law-enforcement agency,
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shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, be committed to the custody of the Division of Corrections for not less than one year nor more than five years or fined not more than $5,000 or both. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be ordered to make restitution to the law-enforcement agency, the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety or to the State Fire Marshal or other fire prevention or investigation department or agency owning the animal for any veterinary bills, and replacement costs of any disabled or killed animal
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-3E-12. Offenses involving explosives - Contraband, seizure, forfeiture
Any destructive device, explosive material, incendiary device or hoax bomb possessed, involved in, used or intended to be used in a violation of this article or any violation of any
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criminal law or regulation of this state are hereby declared to be contraband and any property interest therein shall be vested in the state of West Virginia. Said contraband may be seized by the office of the state fire marshal or other law-enforcement agency conducting said investigation and upon application to the circuit court of the county in which said contraband is seized be forfeited to the state of West Virginia for destruction or for training purposes by the office of the state fire marshal or other law-enforcement agency.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-8-19. Crimes against chastity, morality and decency - Cruelty to animals; penalties; exclusions.
(d) Any person convicted of a violation of this section forfeits his or her interest in any animal and all interest in the animal vests in the humane society or
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county pound of the county in which the conviction was rendered and the person is, in addition to any fine imposed, liable for any costs incurred or to be incurred by the humane society or county pound as a result.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-8-19. Crimes against chastity, morality and decency - Cruelty to animals; penalties; exclusions.
(d) Any person convicted of a violation of this section forfeits his or her interest in any animal and all interest in the animal vests in the humane society or
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county pound of the county in which the conviction was rendered and the person is, in addition to any fine imposed, liable for any costs incurred or to be incurred by the humane society or county pound as a result.
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West Virginia W. Va. Code §61-8D-10. Child Abuse - Contributing to delinquency of a child; penalties; payment of medical costs; proof; court discretion; other payments; suspended sentence; maintenance and care; temporary custody.
(g)(1) The penalty of a bond given upon suspension of a sentence which becomes forfeited is recoverable without a separate suit. The court may cause a citation or a
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summons to issue to the principal and surety, requiring that they appear at a time named by the court, not less than ten days, from the issuance of the summons, and show cause why a judgment should not be entered for the penalty of the bond and execution issued against the property of the principal and the surety.(2) Any money collected or paid upon an execution, or upon the bond, shall be deposited with the clerk of the court in which the bond was given. The money shall be applied first to the payment of all court costs and then to the treatment, care, or maintenance of the child who was at issue when the offender was convicted of this section.
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