Answer Packet (With Minors)



  Cost Notes
Answer Packet $5.00 Due when packet is recieved from office.
Note: If printed from the internet this charge is free.
Filing Fee None  
Parenting Class $25.00 Due from each parent either at time of filing or at the time of the class. *Proof of payment is required.



The respondent will have 20 days from the date of service to file their answer; a copy is sent to the petitioner and original is mailed to the circuit clerk for filing. Upon reciept of this answer, either party may contact Family Court to schedule a hearing date. It is that party's responsibility to notify the other party of the hearing date and provide the Circuit Clerk with a notice of hearing.


It is Your responsibility to schedule a parenting class with family court. Parenting classes are the last Monday of each month at 2:00 PM. It is recommended you complete your class before your first hearing.

If your signature is notarized in all the appropriate places you may file your answer by mail.


Family Court
106 S. Court Street
Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901
(304) 647-7406


Monroe County Circuit Clerk
PO Box 350
Union, West Virginia 24983
(304) 772-3017


Please arrive at the Circuit Clerk's Office before 3:00 PM to file.


To Obtain an Answer Packet

To download an answer packet please click here.