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Magistrate Court

Address
Courthouse Annex, 26 15th St Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone
304-234-3709
Fax
304-234-6439
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Paper record kept 10 years, but there may be some case hiistory sheets older. Court will only search back 10 years.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search.

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Circuit Court

Address
1500 Chapline St City & County Bldg, Rm 403 Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone
304-234-3611
Fax
304-232-0550
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Probate
Restricted Records
No domestic, juvenile, mental, adoption records released
Civil Note
Online access is via a pay service at www.swcg-inc.com/products/circuit_express.html or call 800-795-8543. $125 set-up fee plus a $38.00 or $120 monthly fee plan.
General Note
Probate records are with the county clerk at this address, Rm 205.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized, older records on index books back to 1800s

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Ohio County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Ohio County 1500 Chapline St, Rm 205 Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone
304-234-3656
Fax
304-234-3829
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include deed, lien, will, birth, death, marriage. Records indexed on computer back to 1993.

Courier Offices

Address
1500 Chapline St, Rm 205 Wheeling, WV 26003

County Assessor

Phone
304-234-3626

Treasurer

Phone
304-234-3688