ALERT: Per the WV Supreme Court of Appeals - Parenting classes have been suspended through July 1, 2020. Presiding Judges will address the parent education requirement with litigants at their next scheduled court date. 


These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.


This type of case number includes, but is not limited to:

  • Divorces (with or without children) - FORMS CLICK HERE
    • Hampshire County Family Court approved Simple Answer Form - click here.
  • Paternity Suits
  • Annulments
  • Separate Maintenance Actions
  • Grandparent Visitation
  • UIFSA Cases
  • Name-Change Petitions
    • Legal Aid of West Virginia help and forms can be found here.
  • Child Support Petitions - FORMS CLICK HERE - Note: when filing this type of petition a Civil Case Information Statement must be included and this document can be found here.


Other Domestic Cases - These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.

  • Domestic Violence (restraining orders), which start first in the Magistrate Court - FORMS CLICK HERE
  • Appeals of Denial of Emergency Protective Order
  • Minor guardianship cases filed in family court (also known as Infant guardianship) - FORMS CLICK HERE
  • Modification of court order - FORMS CLICK HERE - Note: when filing this type of petition a Civil Case Information Statement must be included and this document can be found here.
  • Contempt of court order -FORMS CLICK HERE - Note:when filing this type of petition a Civil Case Information Statement must be included and this document can be found here.

CASE TYPES

Domestic Cases

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Sonja K. Embrey