WVC 48 - 16 - 606
§48-16-606. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of
(a) A nonregistering party seeking to contest the validity or
enforcement of a registered order in this state shall request a
hearing within twenty days after the date of mailing or personal
service of notice of the registration. The nonregistering party
may seek to vacate the registration, to assert any defense to an
allegation of noncompliance with the registered order, or to
contest the remedies being sought or the amount of any alleged
arrearages pursuant to section 16-607.
(b) If the nonregistering party fails to contest the validity
or enforcement of the registered order in a timely manner, the
order is confirmed by operation of law.
(c) If a nonregistering party requests a hearing to contest
the validity or enforcement of the registered order, the
registering tribunal shall schedule the matter for hearing and give
notice to the parties of the date, time and place of the hearing.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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