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WVC 48 - 14 - 101

PART 1. ACTION TO OBTAIN AN ORDER FOR

SUPPORT OF MINOR CHILD.

§48-14-101. When action may be brought for child support order.


An action may be brought in family court to obtain an order for the support of a minor child when:

(1) The child has a parent and child relationship with an obligor;

(2) The obligor is not meeting an obligation to support the child;

(3) An enforceable order for the support of the child by the obligor has not been entered by a court of competent jurisdiction; and

(4) There is no pending action for divorce, separate maintenance or annulment in which the obligation of support owing from the obligor to the child is at issue.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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