Courts in West Virginia
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West Virginia's Family Courts hear domestic relations and domestic violence cases, and its Municipal Courts hear DWI/DUI and traffic infraction cases. West Virginia's Magistrate's Courts hear a variety of civil cases, including those relating to torts, contracts, juvenile and misdemeanor charges, as well as traffic infractions. In West Virginia, Circuit Courts are trial courts that handle domestic relations, mental health, juvenile, torts, real property, and probate and estate matters, and also hear cases regarding felony charges and criminal appeals. Circuit Courts also serve as West Virginia's appeals court for civil appeals. The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is the highest court in the state, and can hear all types of appeals cases. To find out more about West Virginia courts, visit the West Virginia Judiciary's website at http://www.courtswv.gov/. To get copies of West Virginia court documents, or find information about West Virginia court records, contact the court where the case took place, of the Clerk of Courts office in the county where the court is located. A directory of West Virginia courts and clerks can be found at http://www.courtswv.gov/public-resources/court-information-by-county.html.
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28, Feb 2015 - Greene couple plead in West Virginia triple homicide
A Wind Ridge man charged last year in connection with a triple homicide in Littleton, W.Va., pleaded guilty Friday in Wetzel County, W.Va., to three counts of second-degree murder and will serve 40 years in prison.
28, Feb 2015 - Federal Court Overseeing C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Issues Pretrial Order Pertaining to B
The Firm is representing hundreds of vaginal mesh lawsuit plaintiffs in the federal proceedings underway in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia. (PRWeb February 23, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/transvaginal-mesh-lawsuit/cr-bard-mesh-trials/prweb12536272.htm
28, Feb 2015 - Property Tax Hikes for 23,000 West Virginia Mineral Rights Owners
WHEELING - Higher Marcellus and Utica shale output spiked property tax burdens for more than 23,000 oil and natural gas mineral owners across West Virginia this year, according to attorneys for the State Tax Department.
28, Feb 2015 - Kanawha, WV Boone County, WV man faces prison for drug charges
A Boone County, West Virginia man is facing prison for drug charges.Tery L. Dauthery, 50, was sentenced to 32 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.
27, Feb 2015 - Prosecutor opposes moving trial in W.Va. inmate slaying
A prosecutor is urging a judge to reject a change of venue for the trial of a West Virginia federal prisoner charged in the slaying of a fellow inmate.
27, Feb 2015 - NBA’s first black player, Earl Lloyd, dies at 86
The first black player in NBA history has died at the age of 86. West Virginia State confirmed that Earl Lloyd died on Thursday. He was 86-years-old. “The State family mourns the loss of a fellow Yellow Jacket and trailblazer who was a true champion both on and off of the basketball court,” West Virginia […]
27, Feb 2015 - The Halifax Regional Police emergency response team and major crime investigators converged on a Ha
MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. — Fires burned for hours Tuesday after a train carrying 109 tankers of crude oil derailed in a snowstorm alongside a West Virginia creek, sending fireballs into the sky and threatening the nearby water supply. Hundreds of...
27, Feb 2015 - Employee pleads guilty to taking money from WVU-Parkersburg
The Associated Press PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - A West Virginia University at Parkersburg employee faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to using school funds for personal expenses. Kevin Francis Offenberger is scheduled to be sentenced in April. He pleaded guilty this week in Wood County Circuit Court to felony fraudulent scheme and felony use of a purchase card. Assistant prosecuting ...
27, Feb 2015 - Colo. sex offender arrested in W.Va. for failure to register
The U.S. Marshals Service says a man who served a prison term in Colorado on a sex offense is being held in West Virginia for failure to register as a sex offender.
27, Feb 2015 - Mercer, WV West Virginians warned about tax refund email scam
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia taxpayers to be aware of an email scam claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service...
27, Feb 2015 - Summers, WV W.Va. couple gets prison for stealing $400k from 90 year old
A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old to purchase a vacation house in the Outer Banks.
27, Feb 2015 - Former US Rep. Rick Renzi reports to prison for 3-year term
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi has reported to a federal prison in West Virginia to begin serving a three-year sentence for corruption, money laundering and other convictions. Renzi previously succeeded ...
27, Feb 2015 - Colorado Sex Offender Arrested In West Virginia For Failure To Register
The U.S. Marshals Service says a man who served a prison term in Colorado on a sex offense is being held in West Virginia for failure to register as a sex offender.
27, Feb 2015 - Summers, WV State couple gets prison for stealing $400K from 90 year old
The Associated Press WHEELING, W.Va. - A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old to purchase a vacation house in the Outer Banks. The U.S. attorney's office says 67-year-old Timothy Summers and 52-year-old Lea Ann Summers of Proctor were found guilty by a jury in Wheeling last October of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and ...
27, Feb 2015 - Former US Rep. Rick Renzi reports to prison in West Virginia
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi has reported to a federal prison in West Virginia to begin serving a three-year sentence for corruption, money laundering and other convictions.
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