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West Virginia Divorce Law


Each state has its own set of divorce laws. West Virginia divorce statutes cover alimony, property division, child support and child custody. Divorce laws are complex and detailed. Speak to a local West Virginia divorce lawyer to get legal divorce advice.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of West Virginia's divorce laws:

West Virginia State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Both
  • Property Distribution: Equitable
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: Yes

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. A local divorce lawyer can help you understand West Virginia divorce law and how it will affect you and your family. Connect with a divorce attorney in your area by calling 877-349-1310 or filling our the divorce case review form below.

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The above synopsis of West Virginia divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local West Virginia divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.