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West Virginia Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code Section48-9-101 et seq.
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1981
Joint Custody an Option?Yes, 48-9-207
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, §48-10-101, et seq.
Child's Own Wishes Considered?Yes

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