Divorce & Custody Resources for West Virginia

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn West Virginia, the child is emancipated when child turns 18, or if child is in high school, when child turns 20 or graduates, whichever is first.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: West Virginia
WEST VIRGINIA - §§ 49-6-5(a)(1), (b), 49-6-5b
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or DeficiencyYes
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ Incarceration 
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain Contact 
Failure to Provide Support 
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/Dependent 
Child's Best Interest Yes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Refusal to cooperate in a reasonable family case plan

West Virginia Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for West Virginia
West Virginia Parenting
Plan Generator
West Virginia Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in West Virginia

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