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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 1 - 222 PART 2. DEFINITIONS.
§48-1-222. Domestic relations action defined.
"Domestic relations action" means an action:

(1) To obtain a divorce;

(2) To have a marriage annulled;

(3) To be granted separate maintenance;

(4) To establish paternity;

(5) To establish and enforce child or spousal support, including actions brought under the provisions of the uniform interstate family support act; and

(6) To allocate custodial responsibility and determine decision-making responsibility, or to otherwise determine child custody, as in an action petitioning for a writ of habeas corpus wherein the issue is child custody.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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