WVC 48 - 16 - 310
§48-16-310. Duties of state information agency.
(a) The Bureau for Child Support Enforcement is the state
information agency under this article.
(b) The state information agency shall:
(1) Compile and maintain a current list, including addresses,
of the tribunals in this state which have jurisdiction under this
article and any support enforcement agencies in this state and
transmit a copy to the state information agency of every other
(2) Maintain a register of names and addresses of tribunals
and support enforcement agencies received from other states.
(3) Forward to the appropriate tribunal in the county in this
state in which the obligee who is an individual or the obligor
resides, or in which the obligor's property is believed to be
located, all documents concerning a proceeding under this article
received from another state or a foreign country; and
(4) Obtain information concerning the location of the obligor
and the obligor's property within this state not exempt from
execution, by such means as postal verification and federal or
state locator services, examination of telephone directories,
requests for the obligor's address from employers and examinations
of governmental records, including, to the extent not prohibited by
other law, those relating to real property, vital statistics, law
enforcement, taxation, motor vehicles, driver's licenses and social
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