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West Virginia Court Closures

Posted by Pre-employ on March 19, 2020

Updated April 9, 2020 4:48 pm EST     

The mountains of West Virginia may be rugged, but companies like Tudor Brothers and Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel can’t afford for things to go anyway but smooth. We here at Pre-Employ are here to help… we hope the states hiring managers will use this list of court statuses to stay informed concerning employment background checks and avoiding hiring delays.

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For immediate questions Pre-employ's CEO is available directly via Twitter @BobMather // Email: bob.m@pre-employ.com  // Direct Number (530)-722 - 6377 // BobMatherLInkedIn 

Courts Within West Virginia Jurisdictions

Jurisdiction = County or Parrish Court System

Record Access= Can Pre-employ.com access FCRA Compliant records at this time

In-Person = Can general public access courthouses for records or information 

Jurisdiction Full or Partial Record Access? In - Person Jurisdiction Full or Partial Record Access? In - Person
Barbour, WV No CLOSED Mercer, WV No CLOSED
Berkeley, WV No CLOSED Mineral, WV No CLOSED
Boone, WV No CLOSED Mingo, WV No CLOSED
Braxton, WV No CLOSED Monongalia, WV No CLOSED
Brooke, WV No CLOSED Monroe, WV No CLOSED
Cabell, WV No CLOSED Morgan, WV No CLOSED
Calhoun, WV No CLOSED Nicholas, WV No CLOSED
Clay, WV No CLOSED Ohio, WV No CLOSED
Doddridge, WV No CLOSED Pendleton, WV No CLOSED
Fayette, WV No CLOSED Pleasants, WV No CLOSED
Gilmer, WV No CLOSED Pocahontas, WV No CLOSED
Grant, WV No CLOSED Preston, WV No CLOSED
Greenbrier, WV No CLOSED Putnam, WV No CLOSED
Hampshire, WV No CLOSED Raleigh, WV No CLOSED
Hancock, WV No CLOSED Randolph, WV No CLOSED
Hardy, WV No CLOSED Ritchie, WV No CLOSED
Harrison, WV No CLOSED Roane, WV No CLOSED
Jackson, WV No CLOSED Summers, WV No CLOSED
Jefferson, WV No CLOSED Taylor, WV No CLOSED
Kanawha, WV No CLOSED Tucker, WV No CLOSED
Lewis, WV No CLOSED Tyler, WV No CLOSED
Lincoln, WV No CLOSED Upshur, WV No CLOSED
Logan, WV No CLOSED Wayne, WV No CLOSED
Marion, WV No CLOSED Webster, WV No CLOSED
Marshall, WV No CLOSED Wetzel, WV No CLOSED
Mason, WV No CLOSED Wirt, WV No CLOSED
McDowell, WV No CLOSED Wood, WV No CLOSED
Wyoming, WV No CLOSED      

 

West Virginia Federal Appeals Court

Northern District of West Virginia 

Those who have tested positive for the coronavirus, have symptoms or may have been exposed to the virus are prohibited from entering the courthouse

Southern District of West Virginia 

All civil and criminal jury trials and grand jury proceedings are postponed until further notice. Those who tested positive for the coronavirus, have symptoms or may have been exposed to the virus are prohibited from entering any courthouse.

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals 

Cases previously scheduled for argument during the March 17-20 and April 7 argument sessions will be heard at a later session, heard remotely or submitted on the briefs, as direction of the assigned panels. The Powell Courthouse in Richmond, Virginia, is closed to the public. Papers may be filed in the courthouse lobby, but those who have tested positive for the coronavirus, those with symptoms and those who may have been exposed to the virus are prohibited from entering the building.

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