WVC 48 - 16 - 606
§48-16-606. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of
registered support order.
(a) A nonregistering party seeking to contest the validity or
enforcement of a registered order in this state shall request a
hearing within the time required by section 605 [§48-16-605]. The
nonregistering party may seek to vacate the registration, to assert
any defense to an allegation of noncompliance with the registered
order or to contest the remedies being sought or the amount of any
alleged arrearages pursuant to section 16-607 [§48-16-607].
(b) If the nonregistering party fails to contest the validity
or enforcement of the registered support order in a timely manner,
the order is confirmed by operation of law.
(c) If a nonregistering party requests a hearing to contest
the validity or enforcement of the registered order, the
registering tribunal shall schedule the matter for hearing and give
notice to the parties of the date, time and place of the hearing.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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