West Virginia Judiciary

Hancock County Court Information

Circuit Court

Hancock County is in the First Judicial Circuit, which also includes Brooke and Ohio Counties. The county seat is New Cumberland.

Hancock County Circuit Court Map

Judge Martin J. Gaughan
Brooke County Courthouse
P.O. Box 474
632 Main Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
304-737-1400
Fax: 304-737-5123

Judge James P. Mazzone
Ohio County Courthouse
1500 Chapline Street, Room 506
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-234-3620
Fax: 304-234-6402

Judge David J. Sims
Ohio County Courthouse
1500 Chapline Street, Room 503
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-234-3794
Fax: 304-234-3866

Judge Ronald E. Wilson
Hancock County Courthouse
P.O. Box 428
102 Court Street
New Cumberland, WV 26047
304-564-3311, ext. 237
Fax: 304-564-5602

Address filings to the Hancock County Circuit Clerk,
Brenda Jackson
Hancock County Courthouse
P.O. Box 428
102 Court Street
New Cumberland, WV 26047
304-564-3311, ext. 261
Fax: 304-564-5014

Family Court

Hancock County is part of the First Family Court Circuit, which also includes Brooke and Ohio Counties.

Hancock County Family Court Map

Judge Joyce D. Chernenko
Ohio County Courthouse Annex, Second Floor
51 16th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003-3433
304 -238-1051
Fax: 304-238-1000

Judge William Sinclair
Ohio County Courthouse Annex, Second Floor
51 16th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003-3433
304 -238-1012
Fax: 304-238-1020

Magistrate Court

Magistrate William S. Hicks
(address and phone number same as Magistrate Clerk)

Magistrate Michael W. Powell
(address and phone number same as Magistrate Clerk)

Magistrate Michael S. White
(address and phone number same as Magistrate Clerk)

Tamera A. Smith, Clerk
P.O. Box 626
110 South Court Street
New Cumberland, WV 26047
304-564-3355
Clerk's Fax: 304-564-3852
Magistrates' Fax: 304-564-5357

Probation

Brooke County Probation Office
840 Charles Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
304-737-3669
Fax: 304-737-3597

Probation Officers
Marnie Bartolo-Yensen, Probation Officer
Stacy L. Facemire, Probation Officer
Steven Gitlin, Probation Officer
Tammy Kuhn, Probation Officer
Jodie Mankowski, Probation Officer
Stephen Seminsky, Probation Officer
James Stock, Probation Officer
Terry Stuck, Probation Officer

Hancock County Probation Office
P.O. Box 1286
1114 Ridge Avenue
New Cumberland, WV 26062
304-564-3220
Fax: 304-564-3254

Probation Officers
Nicole Serafine, Probation Officer
Pamela Stumpf, Probation Officer

Ohio County Probation Office
1413 Eoff Street, Suite 101
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-234-3743
Fax: 304-234-3857

Probation Officers
William E. Ball, Probation Officer, Chief
Susan M. Mortakis, Probation Officer
Stephen Seminsky, Probation Officer

Region III Sex Offender Intensive Supervision Officers

Stephanie Camp
Robert Hurley
Sherri Krampe
Terry Layfield, Lead Officer
Charles Rose
Michael Rose