You can get a divorce in West Virginia if you were married in West Virginia. If you got married in another state, you can still get a divorce in West Virginia as long as either you or your spouse (or both) resided in West Virginia for at least a year.
Do I Have to Claim Fault to Get a West Virginia Divorce?
West Virginia has both fault and no-fault divorces. There are advantages and disadvantages to each, so you should talk to a West Virginia family law attorney to find out which would be the best option for your specific situation.
Who Provides Child Support After a Divorce in West Virginia?
Both parents have an obligation to support their child or children. The court will decide which parent pays child support to the other and how much the payments will be based on the parents’ income, on how much time each parent spends with their child or children, and on some other factors.
Who Gets Child Custody After a Divorce in West Virginia?
West Virginia courts make child custody decisions based on the best interests of the child or children.
Parkersburg Family Law Attorney Will Protect Your Rights
If you live in the Parkersburg area and are getting divorced or are dealing with child custody or support issues, give the Law Offices of Jennifer M. Wolfe a call. Attorney Jennifer Wolfe is a skilled family law attorney who cares about her clients. She will see that your rights are protected. She will work hard to ensure that justice is served and that you get you the best possible outcome during this difficult period of your life.
Jennifer is dedicated, thorough, and a hard worker. She is a good listener and knows how important it is to keep her clients informed about the progress of their cases. Call her today and see why so many of her clients recommend her to their friends who need family law attorneys.
Call for a Free Consultation in Parkersburg Today
Family law attorney Jennifer Wolfe is ready to answer your questions about divorce, child custody, and child support. Call her today at 304-428-7700, or send her an email at email@example.com, and she will be glad to talk to you and, if you wish, set up a free no-obligation appointment to meet her in her Parkersburg office.