This type of case includes, but is not limited to, torts, contract cases, extraordinary writs, condemnation cases, removals from magistrate court, post-conviction habeas corpus proceedings, foreign judgment actions, and appeals from county commissions (unless the county commission is acting in its capacity as the board of equalization and review).
Note: For civil complaints seeking a monetary amount of $10,000 or less should be filed in the Magistrate Court. While the WV Supreme Court does not supply civil complaint forms for Circuit Court, there are forms available for Magistrate Court and can be found here.
Other Types of Civil Cases
Domestic Cases - These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.
This type of case number includes, but is not limited to:
Other Domestic Cases - These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.
Adoption- These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.
Adoptions, including stepparent adoptions and recognition of foreign adoptions.
Mental Hygiene - These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.
This type of case is for appeals to circuit court from administrative agency decisions, such as DMV driver's license revocations, Board of Review unemployment compensation decisions, and Education/State Employee Grievance Board decisions. It also includes appeals from a county commission when it acts as the board of equalization and review for tax assessments.
Juvenile Cases - These types of cases are not public record and all hearings are closed to the public.
Hampshire County Circuit Clerk
Sonja K. Embrey
Case Information & Forms
Court Docket Court Calendar
There are various case types handled by the Hampshire County Circuit Clerk for both Circuit and Family Court. Below you will find a list of the types of cases as well as links to forms supplied by the WV Supreme Court of Appeals if available.
Please note the Circuit Clerk nor the deputy clerks are attorneys. They cannot offer any legal advice or aid in completing any forms. Also be advised that there is not a Notary of the Public in the Circuit Clerk's office. Notarization of any and all documents must be made prior to filing. Click here for a list of filing fees.
Note: Hampshire County is an e-file county. This means that all filings are to be electronically filed through the WV e-File website unless filing ProSe. ProSe (or self litigant) cases must be filed in the office of the Hampshire County Circuit Clerk. Click here for more information regarding the WV e-File.