West Virginia Judiciary

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious and oftentimes deadly problem affecting families and communities in West Virginia. The court system is dedicated to treating domestic violence with the seriousness it deserves and enforcing the laws of West Virginia to deter, prevent, and reduce incidences of domestic violence.

Protecting the safety and well-being of our citizens is our top priority.

Emergency Contact Numbers

National Domestic Violence Hotline

West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1-304-965-3552 or www.wvcadv.org

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services
1-304-366-9500 or www.FRIS.org

Lawyer Information Service Hotline
Tuesdays 6 - 8 p.m. 1-800-642-3617

Lawyer Referral Service

Legal Aid of West Virginia

Domestic Violence Benchbook

Domestic Violence Brochure

2011 Sexual Violence Benchbook