The Circuit Clerk is an officer within the judicial system and plays a pivotal role in that system. The Clerk is an independently elected official with autonomy to establish procedures and policies necessary to carry out statutory responsibilities.
The Circuit Clerk is the official record keeper and fee officer for the Circuit and Family Courts.
In addition to acting as the official record keeper of the Court, the Circuit Clerk is also the fee officer. The Circuit Clerk is authorized by statute to collect various fees, fines and costs associated with cases, and hold and disburse other types of payments and deposits, such as bonds, restitution and witness fees.
The Circuit Clerk also serves as the jury administrator for the Court and is responsible for the management of the petit and grand jury systems in the county.
1500 Chapline Street (4th Floor)
Wheeling, WV 26003
Front Office: 304-234-3611
File Room: 304-234-3613
Jury Duty: 304-234-3790
8:30 AM-5:00 PM