When is Spousal Support or Alimony Awarded in West Virginia?
A West Virginia Court may award spousal support in the form of permanent spousal support, temporary spousal support, rehabilitative spousal support or spousal support in gross. (West Virginia Code Chapter 48 Domestic Relations Article 8 Spousal Support Section 101)
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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