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DIVORCE LAWYERS FOR RALEIGH, MERCER, FAYETTE COUNTIES

Compassionate & Experienced

Attorneys for Family Law in West Virginia

Divorce can be a highly emotional time for everyone involved. Having an experienced attorney to offer you compassion and reliable legal services both in and out of the courtroom is one of the most effective ways to get through it. At Lusk & Bradford in Beckley, WV, we take considerable measure to ensure the best resolution for our clients. Contact us today if you are in need of representation for your divorce, or to schedule an initial consultation with one of our exemplary attorneys.

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West Virginia Divorce Requirements

In order to file for a divorce in West Virginia, at least one of the spouses must be a legal resident of the state for one year or more before the divorce is filed. The court has the right to grant a divorce for any grounds set in place by the state, which includes:

Irreconcilable Differences
Adultery
Felony Conviction
Habitual Drunkenness or Alcoholism
Willful Abandonment For At Least Six Months

Permanently Incurable Insanity
Abuse or Neglect of a Child in the Immediate Family
Cruel or Inhumane Treatment of either party against the other
Habitual Use of Drugs or Addiction
Voluntary Separation without Cohabitation or interruption for at least one year

– Irreconcilable Differences
– Adultery
– Felony Conviction
– Habitual Drunkenness or Alcoholism
– Willful Abandonment For At Least Six Months

– Permanently Incurable Insanity
– Abuse or Neglect of a Child in the Immediate Family
– Cruel or Inhumane Treatment of either party against the other
– Habitual Use of Drugs or Addiction
– Voluntary Separation without Cohabitation or interruption for at least one year

There are, however, some stipulations to these grounds that are best left to be discussed with your lawyer. For instance, if adultery took place more than three years before a divorce has been filed, a court may not grant it. There are many other addendums and exceptions to these rules, so call Lusk & Bradford in Raleigh County for clarification before you make the decision to file for divorce.

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Serving Families

in Southern West Virginia

Conveniently located in Beckley, WV, the law firm of Luck & Bradford avidly serves the legal needs of families all throughout southern West Virginia. Whether you are from Princeton, WV, in Mercer County, or Mullens, WV, in Wyoming County, we will provide you with the legal services you need. In fact, we serve many clients throughout the area, including those from: