Tina Renner, Circuit Clerk
The Circuit Clerk is an officer within the Judicial System and is the registrar, recorder and custodian of all pleadings and documents in the Circuit and Family Courts. The Clerk is also responsible for the administration and management of the Jury System within their county. The Clerk prepares monthly financial reports, distributes fees collected to various state and local agencies and submits all statistical reports to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Because the Clerk works with all the entities and agencies that comprise the justice system, communication and cooperation are essential.
The Circuit Clerk of Jefferson County is responsible for recording and maintaining all Circuit Court records concerning the following:
- Civil Cases
- Magistrate Appeals
- Juvenile Cases
- Divorce Cases
- Domestic Violence & Domestic Violence Appeals - must be filed in Magistrate Court first
- Restitution Payments
- Court Appointment of Counsel to Criminal Cases
- Mental Hygiene: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm - *AFTER HOURS?* Contact EastRidge Health Systems 1-855-807-1258
- Criminal Cases – Felonies & Misdemeanors
- Jury Duty - CLICK HERE: http://www.courtswv.gov/public-resources/jury-information.html
- Foreign Support Cases
- Custody and Child Support Cases
- Juvenile and Adult Guardianships
- Name Changes
- Infant Settlement
NOTE: The Circuit Clerk′s Office provides procedural assistance and information to pro se litigants. We cannot provide legal advice nor can we recommend an attorney.
If you need legal advice, you should consult an attorney or call Tuesday Legal Connect at 1-800-642-3617. If you need to find a West Virginia licensed lawyer, you may contact the West Virginia Lawyer Referral Service at https://wvlawyerreferral.org/
Our office does not handle criminal checks. You can visit the website: https://www.identogo.com/ or call the toll free # 1-855-766-7746.
A Public Terminal is available for searching some Jefferson County, WV case types that are open to the public.
Physical Address: 119 N. George Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
Mailing Address: PO Box 1234, Charles Town, WV 25414
Office Hours - Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Located directly behind the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse at the intersection of N. George Street and Liberty Street.