The Magistrate Court handles civil claims up to $10,000, including wrongful occupation and unlawful detainers; misdemeanor and felony cases; worthless checks; traffic and DNR citations; and issues domestic violence petitions. The magistrates also serve as juvenile referees.

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Magistrates are on call after hours

1st Floor Pendleton County Courthouse 100 South Main Street
PO Box 637
Franklin, WV 26807

Telephone (304) 358-2343
(304) 358-2344
Fax (304) 358-2344

Andrew Hinkle

Magistrate

Kevin Puffenberger

Magistrate

Jennifer Armentrout

Magistrate Assistant

Judy Hedrick

Magistrate Assistant

Mary Ann Simpson

Magistrate Clerk

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