WVC 48 - 20 - 303
§48-20-303. Duty to enforce.
(a) A court of this state shall recognize and enforce a child
custody determination of a court of another state if the latter
court exercised jurisdiction in substantial conformity with this
chapter or the determination was made under factual circumstances
meeting the jurisdictional standards of this article and the
determination has not been modified in accordance with this
(b) A court of this state may utilize any remedy available
under other law of this state to enforce a child custody
determination made by a court of another state. The remedies
provided in this article are cumulative and do not affect the
availability of other remedies to enforce a child custody
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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