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Circuit Court

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


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Judge Jason A. Cuomo  
Brooke County Courthouse  
P.O. Box 474  
632 Main Street   
Wellsburg, WV 26070   
304-737-1400  
Fax: 304-737-5123

Judge Michael J. Olejasz  
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

Sandra J. Casto, Clerk  
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.


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


 

Magistrate Court


Magistrate Ralph A. Fletcher  
(address same as Magistrate Clerk)   
304-564-3080

Magistrate Omeka D. Petteway
(address same as Magistrate Clerk)  
304-564-7514

Magistrate Stephen Svokas  
(address same as Magistrate Clerk)  
304-564-7513

Tamera A. Smith, Clerk  
P.O. Box 626  
900 North Chester Street  
New Cumberland, WV 26047  
304-564-3080 or 304-564-3355  
Magistrates' Fax: 304-564-5357


 

Probation


Terry Stuck, Chief

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

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

Nicole Serafine, Deputy Chief  
3549 Main Street  
Weirton, WV 26062  
304-748-1490 
Fax: 304748-3525

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