WVC 48 - 18 - 204
§48-18-204. Request for meeting with the Bureau.
(a) Either party may ask for an in-person meeting with the
Bureau, prior to the preparation or presentation of any petition to
seek a modification of a child support order or any proposed
modification order to the family court. As a part of the initial
contact and notice to the parties after its receipt of an
assistance request under this article, the Bureau for Child Support
Enforcement shall inform the parties of their right to meet with
the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement to discuss the
circumstances and any relevant factors pertaining to the parties'
child support obligations. If either party asks for a meeting, the
responding party shall be notified that a meeting has been
requested. The parties shall not meet with the Bureau at the same
time except as allowed in the discretion of the Bureau. No party
may be required to meet with the Bureau.
(b) A party may modify an information statement or provide
additional documents at the meeting or at any time before the
Bureau sends its proposed order to the family court.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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