How to Make Payments to the Jefferson County, WV Magistrate Court:
Payments may be made by mail by either check or money order made payable to Magistrate Court. Please
include the case number and name on the check or money order. Payments may be mailed to PO Box 607,
Charles Town, WV 25414.
Payments may be made in person at the Magistrate Clerk’s Office located on the first floor of the Judicial
Complex located at 110 N. George St., Charles Town, WV 25414.
Payments made in person can be either by cash, check, money order, or all major credit cards. If paying by
credit, you must accept the 2.25% convenience fee charged on all payment card transactions.
Failure to pay in full all costs, fines, fees, forfeitures, restitution, or penalties within 180 days (in-state residences) and 90 days (out-of-state residences) from the data a plea is entered will result in a Notice of Delinquency. If you are unable to pay in full, you MUST request a Payment Plan. A Payment Plan requires the defendant to complete a financial affidavit and pay a $25 administration fee.