West Virginia Judiciary

Preston County Court Information

Circuit Court

Preston County is the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit. The county seat is Kingwood.

Preston

Judge Lawrance S. Miller, Jr.
Preston County Courthouse
101 West Main Street, Room 303
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-0066
Fax: 304-329-4538

Address filings to the Preston County Circuit Clerk,
Betsy Castle
101 West Main Street, Room 301
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-0047
Fax 304-329-1417

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Law Library
Preston County Courthouse, Room 303
101 West Main Street
Kingwood, WV 26537
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
304-329-0066

Family Court

Preston County is part of the Twentieth Family Court Circuit, which also includes Monongalia County.

Preston Monongalia

Judge Patricia Tolle Hill
Monongalia County Justice Center
75 High Street, Suite 27
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-285-3107
Fax: 304-285-3161

Judge Randal A. Minor
Monongalia County Courthouse
271 Spruce Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-285-3228
Fax: 304-285-3161

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Lewis F. Ault
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-329-2762, ext. 13 or 14

Magistrate Harold E. Jenkins, Jr.
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-329-2762, ext. 19 or 23

Magistrate Bo Ward
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-329-2762, ext. 11 or 17

Cynthia Barlow, Clerk
Preston County Courthouse
101 West Main Street, Room 201
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-2764, ext. 18 or 12
Fax: 304-329-0855

Probation

Probation Office
Preston County Courthouse
101 West Main Street, Room 102
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-0772
Fax 304-329-1064

Crystal K. Thomas, Probation Officer, Chief

Region II Intensive Supervision Officers

John McCoy, Lead Officer