WVC 48 - 5 - 103
§48-5-103. Jurisdiction of parties; service of process.
(a) In an action for divorce, it is immaterial where the
marriage was celebrated, where the parties were domiciled at the
time the grounds for divorce arose or where the marital offense was
committed. If one or both of the parties is domiciled in this
state at the time the action is commenced, the circuit courts and
family courts of this state have jurisdiction to grant a divorce
for any grounds fixed by law in this state, without any reference
to the law of the place where the marriage occurred or where the
marital offense was committed.
(b) A judgment order may be entered upon service of process in
the manner specified in the rules of civil procedure for the
service of process upon individuals.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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