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Divorce: When And Whether You Can File Your Case In West Virginia

Divorce, Separation, & Annulment

Last updated on 05/28/2021 at 5:16 pm

What court in West Virginia handles divorce cases?

Do I have to live in West Virginia to file my divorce case in West Virginia?

Do the children have to live in West Virginia for a West Virginia court to decide child custody?

What county can I file my divorce in?

Is there a required time of separation before I can file a divorce?

Can living together right up until filing affect whether I get a divorce?

Can the West Virginia family court judge decide how to divide the things we own?

Who is the "Petitioner"? Who is the "Respondent"?