PART 7. APPLICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES.
§48-13-701. Rebuttable presumption that child support award is
The guidelines in child support awards apply as a rebuttable
presumption to all child support orders established or modified in
West Virginia. The guidelines must be applied to all actions in
which child support is being determined including temporary orders,
interstate (URESA and UIFSA), domestic violence, foster care,
divorce, nondissolution, public assistance, nonpublic assistance
and support decrees arising despite nonmarriage of the parties.
The guidelines must be used by the court as the basis for reviewing
adequacy of child support levels in uncontested cases as well as