Email WV Code

Email: Chapter 56, Article 12, Section 2

§56-12-2.  Definitions.

In this article:

“Foreign jurisdiction” means a state other than this state.

“Foreign subpoena” means a subpoena issued under authority of a court of record of a foreign jurisdiction.

“Person” means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government, or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity.

“State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

“Subpoena” means a document, however denominated, issued under authority of a court of record requiring a person to:

(1) Attend and give testimony at a deposition;

(2) Produce and permit inspection and copying of designated books, documents, records, electronically stored information or tangible things in the possession, custody or control of the person; or

(3) Permit inspection of premises under the control of the person.