answered on Aug 11, 2022
Yes, you should always respond appropriately after being served Court papers. If not, you could lose by default.
answered on Aug 11, 2022
Typically, at the Circuit Clerk's Office for the County the petition will be filed in.
answered on Nov 15, 2021
First, I am not a WVA lawyer. That being said, I would think you could appeal that decision, unless you have agreed in the termination case to waive your appeal rights.
answered on Aug 7, 2017
It depends on the custody order. Is it from Maryland? Generally, if one parent wants to move out of state, he or she have to get permission from the other parent to move out of state. Since the child is in West Virginia, you may want to talk a West Virginia attorney to get more information.
with me in Ohio. And the younger 2 (12 & 7) are living with ex-wife in WV. Do I have to petition the WV court to have support reduced or can that be done in OH?
answered on Jul 29, 2017
Ordinarily you would petition the court that issued both the custody and support orders, particularly since WV is close to OH. That would be the cleanest way of getting eveything done at one time. It would be unlikely that a court would modify the child support unless you had legal as well as... Read more »
Me an my baby Without legal guardian ship in wv
answered on Dec 15, 2016
You parents may list you, and/or your baby, and/or your boyfriend on their return as dependents if any of you are dependents according to the IRS. The test is presented in publication 501 and can be found here: https://www.irs.gov/publications/p501/ar02.html.
For relatives the test is:... Read more »
answered on Oct 13, 2015
It might be a motion to set aside the default you need. Go see a local attorney about this.
The maternal grandmother says because the babies mother is a minor that she would be the one talking to the judge. The maternal grandma is trying to call all the shots.
answered on Sep 11, 2015
I don't know specifically how it works in West Virginia, but in many places a guardian ad litem (or attorney ad litem) would be appointed to represent the interests of the mother under these circumstances.
I had a child and some health problems which stopped me from working. Im getting ready to start work as soon as my doctor clears me for work, but I have a court date coming up and am scared I might go to jail before I get a chance to work.
answered on Jul 6, 2015
You have a legal obligation to pay child support. You are at risk of being held in contempt if you do not comply with the order. In West Virginia, if you are more than $7,000.00 in arrears, then you are guilty of a felony.
My Husband & I have Been taking care of my cousins 9 year old for almost 7 months. The father just recently got released from jail after nearly 4 years. He has seen the child 1 time since His release date. The mother is willing to sign her rights over to my husband and I. Is she able to do so... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2015
You should sit down with an experienced family law attorney. You are talking about filing for custody of the child. These cases can be complex.
answered on Feb 11, 2012
In West Virginia, Code Section 48-9-402 provides that a court may modify custody to accommodate the reasonable and firm preferences of a child who has attained the age of 14. Thus, if the child has a clear preference to reside with one parent and can articulate a rational reason for that... Read more »
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