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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required West Virginia specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 1 year
Where to File: County in which the Petitioner or Respondent resides
No-Fault Grounds: Irreconcilable Differences, Living Separate and Apart
Filing Spouse: Petitioner
Non-Filing Spouse: Respondent
Court Title: Circuit Court of ( ) County, West Virginia
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the West Virginia residency requirements for the Circuit Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Petition for Divorce (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
At least one of the spouses must have been a resident of the state for at least 1 year, except if the marriage took place in West Virginia, the 1 year residency requirement is waived.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" ground for divorce in West Virginia is:
1. The parties have lived separate and apart in separate places of abode without any cohabitation and without interruption for one year. The separation may occur as a result of the voluntary act of one of the parties or the mutual consent of both parties.
2. Irreconcilable differences between the two parties.
All of your documents will be current according to West Virginia statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the West Virginia State Website for more information about West Virginia divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
If 1 spouse files a verified complaint for divorce on the grounds of "irreconcilable differences," the other spouse may file a verified "answer" admitting the "irreconcilable differences" and a divorce will be granted.
Civil Case Information Statement
Acceptance of Service
Affidavit of Non-Residency
Petition for Divorce
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation/Parenting Time of Minor Children
Financial Statement (Petitioner)
Financial Statement (Respondent)
Child Support Worksheet A: Sole Physical Custody
Child Support Worksheet B: Shared Physical Custody
Child Support Schedule
Affidavit Regarding the Children
Application and Income Witholding Form (Petitioner)
Application and Income Witholding Form (Respondent)
Decree of Divorce
Information Requested by Vital Statistics Form
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