WVC 48 - 1 - 245
§48-1-245. Support order defined.
(a) For cases being enforced pursuant to Title IV-D of the
Social Security Act, "support order" means a judgment, decree or
order, whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, issued
by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction,
for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who
has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing
state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living,
which provides for monetary support, health care, arrearage or
reimbursements, and which may include related costs and fees,
interest and penalties, income withholding, attorneys' fees and
(b) For all other cases, "support order" means an order as
defined in subsection (a) of this section and, in addition, an
order for the support and maintenance of a spouse or former spouse.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session