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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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WVC 48 - 1 - 218 §48-1-218. Custodial parent defined.
"Custodial parent" or "custodial parent of a child" means a parent who has been granted custody of a child by a court of competent jurisdiction. "Noncustodial parent" means a parent of a child with respect to whom custody has been adjudicated with the result that such parent has not been granted custody of the child.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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