WVC 48 - 16 - 615
§48-16-615. Jurisdiction to modify child support order of foreign
country or political subdivision.
(a) If a foreign country or political subdivision that is a
state will not or may not modify its order pursuant to its laws, a
tribunal of this state may assume jurisdiction to modify the child
support order and bind all individuals subject to the personal
jurisdiction of the tribunal whether or not the consent to
modification of a child support order otherwise required of the
individual pursuant to section 611 has been given or whether the
individual seeking modification is a resident of this state or of
the foreign country or political subdivision.
(b) An order issued pursuant to this section is the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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