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West Virginia Court Closures

Posted by Pre-employ on March 19, 2020

Updated May 27, 2020 5:02 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? Court Status Jurisdiction Full or Partial Record Access? Court Status
Barbour, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Mercer, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Berkeley, WV Yes CLOSED Mineral, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Boone, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Mingo, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Braxton, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Monongalia, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Brooke, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Monroe, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Cabell, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Morgan, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Calhoun, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Nicholas, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Clay, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Ohio, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Doddridge, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Pendleton, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Fayette, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Pleasants, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Gilmer, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Pocahontas, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Grant, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Preston, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Greenbrier, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Putnam, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Hampshire, WV Yes CLOSED Raleigh, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Hancock, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Randolph, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Hardy, WV Yes CLOSED Ritchie, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Harrison, WV Yes CLOSED Roane, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Jackson, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Summers, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Jefferson, WV Yes CLOSED Taylor, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Kanawha, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Tucker, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Lewis, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Tyler, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Lincoln, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Upshur, WV Yes CLOSED
Logan, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Wayne, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Marion, WV Yes CLOSED Webster, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Marshall, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Wetzel, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Mason, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Wirt, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
McDowell, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS Wood, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Wyoming, WV Yes LIMITED ACCESS      

 

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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