West Virginia Divorce Laws & Resources
UPDATED: March 4, 2020
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If you’re interested in learning more about West Virginia divorce laws, check out the additional information, links, and resources listed below. This list is of course not all-inclusive, but should give you some ideas for further research on your own, such as researching the applicable West Virginia statutes. You might also decide simply to consult an attorney specializing in West Virginia divorce law.
West Virginia Divorce Resources:
West Virginia Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators: This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in West Virginia who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. “Alternative dispute resolution” is the blanket term for the type of service that these professionals provide; it is an alternative to litigation in court.
West Virginia Domestic Violence Crisis and Support Resources: Contact information for West Virginia domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, safe houses, and violence prevention programs. The site also offers links to West Virginia resources for legal aid, legal forms, West Virginia attorney general, law enforcement, child abuse, child support, social services, finding a lawyer, finding a counselor, and more.
Legal Aid of West Virginia: This site provides many answers to some common questions regarding legal issues in West Virginia, and links to some free or low cost legal services and legal aid offices around the state. There is also a section specifically for advocates.
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West Virginia Legal Separation: West Virginia Code Section 48-4-102
West Virginia Divorce
Grounds/Fault-No Fault: West Virginia Code Sections 48-5-201 through 48-5-209
Residency/Where to File: West Virginia Code Section 48-5-105
Divorce Mediation: West Virginia Code Section 48-9-104
Annulment: West Virginia Code Section 48-3-103
West Virginia Divorce & Finances
Property Division/Debts: West Virginia Code Section 48-5-508
Spousal Support: West Virginia Code Section 48-8-101
West Virginia Child Custody and Child Support
Child Custody: West Virginia Code Section 48-9-206
Child Support: West Virginia Code Sections 48-11-101
West Virginia Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:
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