Ritchie West Virginia
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Ritchie County Criminal & Court Records

Circuit Court

Address
115 E. Main St, Rm 301 Harrisville, WV 26362
Phone
304-643-2164 x229
Fax
304-643-2534
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, mental health, adoption records released
General Note
Probate office is located at the same address, but in county clerks office.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records indexed on cards from 1960 to present. On index books back to mid-1800s; on computer back to 2000.

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Magistrate Court

Address
130 N Court St Harrisville, WV 26362
Phone
304-643-4409
Fax
304-643-2098
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No domestic violence or juvenile records released.
General Note
2nd fax: 304-643-2311.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1977; computerized from 1990

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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

Click here to run on-site court house search

Ritchie County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Ritchie County 115 E Main St, Rm 201 Harrisville, WV 26362
Phone
304-643-2164
Fax
304-643-2906
Hours
8AM-4PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include UCC financing statements, releases prior to July 1, 1985; Estate appraisements prior to 7/1/1985; Appointments & bonds prior to 7/1/1985. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 7/85.

Courier Offices

Address
115 E Main St, Rm 201 Courthouse Harrisville, WV 26362

County Assessor

Phone
304-643-2164 x242

Treasurer

Phone
304-643-2164 x239

Treasurer

Appraiser
304-643-2164 x242

Elections

Appraiser
304-643-2164 x225

Vital

Appraiser
304-643-2164 x221