Through the information reflected in the form, both spouses will become aware of each other’s financial situation. Moreover, the information will become the court’s basis for determining the spouse who will be obliged to pay for the alimony and child support.
Petitioner must file this form with the Court to ascertain is s/he is eligible for a divorce filing. At the same time, this allows the Petitioner to present her/his reasons for filing.
Through the information reflected in this form, the Court decides whether spousal or child support payments should be collected from a certain spouse after the finalization of the divorce.
Through this form, parties involved in a divorce case are notified of the date of the court hearing. The Court sends this notice to the parties via standard mail.
In the State of West Virginia, the Court requires the Petitioner to serve the divorce summons on the Defendant of a divorce petition along with all the other papers filed with the court clerk. Upon receipt, Defendant must complete the form.
Through the information gleaned from this form, the Court is able to identify the spouse who will pay for spousal support. Moreover, if the couple has minor children, the information in this form will also form the basis of the child support arrangement.
Should there be minor children involved in a divorce case, the spouses must complete this form to determine the custody arrangement to be enforced following the finalization of the divorce.
Upon reaching an agreement regarding the division of assets, debt, and property, divorcing spouses must complete this form and file it with the county court clerk’s office.
This form functions as a cover sheet for any confidential document to be submitted to the Court. Confidential documents can be bank statements or any of the forms that Petitioners and Defendants file with the Court Clerk.
Upon completion of the Parenting Plan Worksheet, this motion must be filed with the Court. If the court approves the motion, the submitted parenting plan will be enforced to the couple after the finalization of the divorce.