Berkeley County
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Berkeley County Criminal & Court Records

Magistrate Court

Address
Berkeley County Judicial Center 380 W South St, #3100 Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone
304-264-1957
Fax
304-267-1373
Hours
9AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Records stored since 1997.

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

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Circuit Court

Address
380 W South St, #2200 Attn: Circuit Court Clerk Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone
304-264-1918
Fax
304-262-3139
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Probate
Restricted Records
No sealed, juvenile, adoptions, mental health, guardianship records released.
General Note
Fiduciary Records Clerk handles probate; address 100 W King St, Rm 2, Martinsburg, 25401.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1/1990, on index books from 1800s

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Berkeley County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Berkeley County 100 W King St, Rm 1 Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone
304-264-1927
Fax
304-267-1794
Hours
9AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include 1772-1925, 1926-1981, 1982-1998, 1998 forward on computer. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 11/1998.

Courier Offices

Address
100 W King St, Rm 1 Martinsburg, WV 25401

County Assessor

Phone
304-264-1904

Treasurer

Phone
304-267-5040