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This toolkit has articles and information about child support.
This toolkit has forms and information about establishing custody and visitation and changing custody and visitation.
This toolkit has forms and information that will help you if you are filing for divorce or filing a response in a divorce case.
Want to listen to short, audio messages on common family law problems? Click on this Law Line Toolkit to listen to 2-3 minute messages on divorce, child custody, child support and more.
Do you have questions about adoption of a child? Read this article to learn more about adoption and whether it is the best legal tool for your situation.
Have questions about Guardianship and Conservatorship for an adult? Read this article to learn more.
What is an annulment? When can a marriage be annulled? Read this article to find answers to these questions and more.
If you do not pay child support as ordered by the Family Court, past due payments will accumulate. You may have to go back to Family Court. Read this article to see what can happen to you, and what you should do.
Do you have to change a parenting plan when you move? Read this article to find out.
Read this article to learn when child support can be changed or modified.
What is child abuse and neglect? Who investigates it? How are child abuse and neglect cases handled in court? Read this article to learn more about the child abuse and neglect process in West Virginia.
Are you a relative that wants to help a child involved in the Child Abuse and Neglect process? Read this article to learn more about what you steps you can take.
Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is impacting people in West Virginia in ways that are changing quickly. You might be wondering how COVID-19 may effect visitation with your child. Read this article to learn more.
Do you want to know more about child custody and visitation? Read this article.
Have questions about changing your previous custody order? Read this article to learn more about when you can change your custody order and how to do it.
Going to court for a divorce hearing? Read this article for information about court hearings and court procedure.
The grounds for divorce are the reasons you are asking for the divorce. Read this article to learn more about the grounds for divorce you can or should use.
Read this article to learn more about how retirement plans can be divided in a divorce.
Want to file for divorce? Read this article to learn how to file a divorce case on your own.
Served with divorce paperwork? Read this article to learn about responding to a divorce your spouse filed.
Filing for divorce and have questions about “serving” the divorce papers on the other side. Read this article.
Want to know what the court can decide in a divorce? Read this article to find out what “relief” you can ask the court to give you.
Want to file for divorce in West Virginia? Read this article to learn when and whether you can file your divorce case in West Virginia.
Read this article for more information about how to establish who the legal father of a child is.
Read this article to learn more about foster care and how to become a certified foster parent.
Not getting child support? Read this article to learn more about how you can apply for child support.
Do you want to learn more about grandparents' rights to visit their grandchildren? Read this article.
If you are a parent in recovery, you may have questions about changing child custody. Read this article for general information that you should think about as you continue your recovery.
Read this article to learn more about guardianship for children, also called infant guardianship.
A kinship caregiver is a relative who is raising the child of another family member. Or a kinship caregiver can be a non-relative that the child considers to be a family member. If you have questions about the different types of relationships and whether you might qualify for help, read this article.
If the parent that is ordered to pay child support doesn’t, you can take him or her back to court. Read this article to see what can happen and what you should do.
Want to learn about Monitored Visitation Centers? Read this article.
What is a Parenting Plan? What does a common parenting schedule look like? To answer these questions and more, read this article.
Do you want to know more about spousal support in a divorce? Read this article to learn more.
There are many types of adoption. This article is only about situations when a stepparent wants to adopt the child of his or her spouse. Read this article to learn more.
Read this article to learn more about common tax issues in child support and divorce cases.
When can a parent's rights be terminated in West Virginia? Read this article to find out.
A Guardian Ad Litem might be appointed for a child in a family law case. What doe the Guardian Ad Litem do? How do parents work with the Guardian Ad Litem? Read this article to learn more.
Acceptance of Service SCA-FC-105
Affidavit of Unknown or Out of State Residency SCA-FC-110
Affidavit to Withhold Identifying Information SCA-FC-140
BCSE Application and Income Withholding SCA-FC-113
Certificate of Service SCA-FC-314
Civil Case Information Statement
Use this form to file a petition for divorce, or to answer a petition for divorce.
Financial Statement SCA-FC-106
Motion to Adopt Individual Proposed Parenting Plan SCA-FC-129
Notice of Hearing SCA-FC-107
Order of Publication SCA-FC-111
Parenting Plan SCA-FC-121
Petition for Modification SCA-FC-201
Vital Statistics Form SCA-FC-104
Waiver for Military Servicemembers SCA-FC-115
Worksheet for Individual Proposed Parenting Plan SCA-FC-128