West Virginia

This page provides a breakdown of all major developments and right to counsel law that the NCCRC knows for this state, sorted by subject area. Click on either tab below to see the aspect it describes.

Subject Area Status
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Accused Parents categorical
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children categorical
Adult Protective Proceedings - Protected Person (incomplete)
All Basic Human Needs qualified
Benefits - Claimant
Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor (Pre-Dobbs) categorical
Child Support Establishment
Civil Contempt in Family Court categorical
Civil Commitment categorical
Forfeiture (incomplete) categorical
Consumer or Other Debt
Custody Disputes - Parents
Custody Disputes - Children discretionary
Divorce
Domestic Violence - Accused Person
Domestic Violence - Alleged Victim
Education - Special Education
Employment Discrimination
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Children - Child (incomplete)
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Children - Parent (incomplete)
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Protected Person categorical
Health Care Access
Housing - Discrimination discretionary
Housing - Evictions
Housing - General
Immigration
Issues Related to Incarcerated People qualified
Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete) qualified
Involuntary Medical Treatment (incomplete)
Paternity - Defendant/Respondent qualified
Paternity - Petitioner or Child
Quarantine/Isolation qualified
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Commitment no such proceeding
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Registration/Notification
Sterilization no such proceeding
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Children categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Birth Parents
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents categorical
Truancy - Petition Against Child categorical

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