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WEST VIRGINIA JUDICIARY
COURT CLOSURES


Scroll through the entire list for updates; some courts are open but with limited access

The chief judge of a circuit has the authority to order a “weather or other emergency day” (as defined in W. Va. Code § 2-2-2(b)(1) for the courts in that circuit, including circuit, family, and magistrate courts, as well as magistrate clerks’ offices and probation offices. Although employees of circuit clerks’ offices are county employees, the chief circuit judge can extend filing deadlines through an order in all emergency cases, which include weather, utility, or a public health crisis. However, the county commission cannot close a circuit clerk’s office on a judicial day without the consent of the chief circuit judge. Any time off for court staff is not considered annual or sick leave and magistrates are on an after-hours, holiday, or weekend schedule during the closure. Courts should use technology whenever possible.

 

COUNTY CLOSURE STATUS DETAILS
Barbour OPEN
Berkeley OPEN
Boone OPEN

Braxton OPEN
Brooke OPEN
Cabell OPEN
Calhoun OPEN
Clay OPEN
Doddridge OPEN
Fayette OPEN
Gilmer OPEN
Grant OPEN
Greenbrier OPEN
Hampshire OPEN
Hancock OPEN
Hardy OPEN
Harrison OPEN
Jackson OPEN
Jefferson OPEN
Kanawha OPEN
Lewis OPEN
Lincoln OPEN

Logan OPEN

Marion OPEN
Marshall OPEN
Mason OPEN
McDowell OPEN
Mercer OPEN
Mineral OPEN
Mingo OPEN
Monongalia OPEN
Monroe OPEN
Morgan OPEN
Nicholas OPEN
Ohio OPEN

Pendleton OPEN
Pleasants OPEN
Pocahontas OPEN
Preston OPEN
Putnam OPEN
Raleigh OPEN
Randolph OPEN
Ritchie OPEN
Roane OPEN
Summers OPEN
Taylor OPEN
Tucker OPEN
Tyler OPEN
Upshur OPEN
Wayne OPEN
Webster OPEN
Wetzel OPEN
Wirt OPEN
Wood OPEN
Wyoming OPEN