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Circuit Court

Wood County is part of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, which also includes Wirt County. The county seat is Parkersburg.


Wood Wirt

Judge John D. Beane  
Wood County Judicial Building  
2 Government Square, Room 421  
Parkersburg, WV 26101-5353   
304-424-1756  
Fax: 304-424-1846

Judge Robert A. Waters  
Wood County Judicial Building  
2 Government Square, Room 321  
Parkersburg, WV 26101-5353   
304-424-1746  
Fax: 304-424-1747

Judge Jason Wharton  
Wood County Judicial Building  
2 Government Square, Room 221  
Parkersburg, WV 26101-5353   
304-424-1721  
Fax: 304-424-1726

Celeste Ridgway, Clerk  
Wood County Judicial Building  
2 Government Square, Room 131  
Parkersburg, WV 26101-5353  
304-424-1700  
Fax: 304-424-1804


 

Family Court

Wood County is part of the Third Family Court Circuit, which also includes Pleasants County.


Pleasants Wood

Judge Ellen Smith  
(Wood County)  
313 Market Street  
Parkersburg, WV 26101  
304-420-4880  
Fax: 304-420-4887  
Fax: 800-550-8069

Judge C. Darren Tallman  
Donald F. Black Courthouse Annex  
315 Market Street   
Parkersburg, WV 26101  
304-420-4876  
Fax: 304-420-4887


 

Magistrate Court


Magistrate Joe A. Kuhl  
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)  
304-422-4258

Magistrate Brenda K. Marshall  
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)  
304-422-4250

Magistrate Jody Purkey  
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)  
304-422-3822

Magistrate Robin Waters  
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)  
304-422-0831

Paulina Yearego Clerk  
401 Second Street, Suite 12  
Parkersburg, WV 26101  
304-422-3444  
Fax: 304-422-7871


 

Probation


Michelle Buckley, Chief, Adult  

Adult Probation Office  
Wood County Judicial Building  
Room 235  
2 Government Square  
Parkersburg, WV 26101-5353   
304-424-1731  
Fax: 304-424-1736

Larry D. Johnson, Jr., Chief, Juvenile  

Juvenile Probation Office  
Wood County Judicial Building  
Room 436  
2 Government Square  
Parkersburg, WV 26101-5353   
304-424-1711   
Fax: 304-424-1715