Tucker County, West Virginia

West Virginia’s Tucker County is a remarkable example of the Mountain State’s natural resources and breathtaking scenery. Tucker County can often be the definition of “Wild and Wonderful.” This county of 7,321 people is comprised of several state parks within the Monongahela National Forest, including the breathtaking Blackwater Falls State Park, Canaan Valley Resort State Park and Fairfax Stone State Park. It is also home to awe-inspiring natural landmarks like Big Run Bog, Canaan Valley and the Fernow Experimental Forest. The natural landmarks of this county make it one of the most unique because it may be small, but it has a lot to offer. The city of Parsons, with a population of 1,463, is the county seat and other towns in Tucker county include Davis, Hambleton, Hendricks and Thomas.

No matter if you’re making the annual Wildflower Pilgrimage, the Leaf Peeper’s Festival or heading to the annual Off-Road ATV/Motor Bike Race, you’ll have to navigate the winding roads of Tucker County to get there. The major thoroughfares in Tucker County are US Highway 219 and West Virginia Routes 32, 72, 90, 38 and 90. Sadly, accidents do happen when drivers are negligent or driving drunk. Fatal auto accidents in this area are less than 30. However, in past years, there were as many as 60 fatalities in a year.

At the Wolfe Law Firm, your well-being is our number one priority. If you’ve been hurt in an auto accident in Tucker County, West Virginia, we’re here to help. We’ll investigate the details of your case and pursue the negligent driver’s insurance company for maximum recovery. Unlike other, less personable firms, you’ll work directly with our attorney Dorwin J. Wolfe. Call us toll-free at 1-877-637-5756 today for a free consultation. We work on a contingent fee basis, which means we don’t get paid unless you recover damages for your injuries.

Directions to our office from Tucker County are as follows: Head south on US 219 towards Elkins. Turn left at the junction of US 219/US 250/US 33 East. After about a mile and a half, turn left on Randolph Avenue, then right on 4th Street. Turn left on Kerens Avenue. Our building is a three-story yellow brick colonial two blocks down at the intersection of Kerens Avenue and 2nd Street. We offer two hours of free parking at the lot across the street from our office. Off-street parking is also available.

Circuit Court

Circuit Courts are general jurisdiction courts, which handle civil cases that are over $2,500 with some exceptions. The Circuit Courts are able to receive appeals from municipal court, magistrate court, administrative agencies, and sometimes family courts unless the parties appeal directly to the Supreme Court of Appeals. Circuit Courts are made up of judges who are elected in partisan elections and serve eight-year terms.

The Circuit Court of Tucker County is located in the Tucker County Courthouse and its address is as follows:

Tucker County Courthouse
215 First Street
Parsons, WV 26287

If you are charged with a felony in the Circuit Court, you can also contact the Judge’s secretary about the steps you can take to obtain the services of a court-appointed attorney. There are two Circuit Court Judge’s who preside over Tucker County and their contact information is as follows:

Philip B. Jordan, Jr., Chief Circuit Court Judge
Mineral County Courthouse
PO Box 150
Keyser, WV 26726
Phone: (304) 788-5150
Fax: (304) 788-4100

Lynn A. Nelson, Circuit Court Judge
114 Armstrong Street
Keyser, WV 26726
Phone: (304) 788-7889
Fax: (304) 788-7890

The Circuit Clerk of Tucker County is responsible with keeping the court files organized for the Circuit Court.

Tucker County Circuit Clerk, Donna Jean Bava

Tucker County Courthouse Annex
211 First Street, Suite 403
Parsons, WV 26287
304-478-2606
Fax: 304-478-4464

The Tucker County Prosecuting Attorney currently is Raymond K. LaMora III.
Tucker County Prosecuting Attorney, Raymond K. LaMora, III
215 1st Street, Suite 4
Parsons, WV 26287
Phone: (304) 478-3511 Ext. 203
Fax: (304) 478-3674

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Courts enforce the correct usage of laws and have jurisdiction over many civil cases dealing with financial amounts of five thousand dollars or less. They also hear misdemeanor cases, as well as issue legal documents to help cases move further. Magistrate Courts are made up of Magistrates who run for four-year terms and are elected in partisan elections.

The Magistrate Court of Tucker County is located in the new addition of theTucker County Courthouse in Parsons, WV. Their mailing address is as follows:

Tucker County Magistrate Court
201 Walnut StreetParsons, WV 26287

There are currently two magistrates who serve Tucker County and their contact information is as follows:

Riley H. Barb, Magistrate
Phone: (304) 478-2665

Carol D. Irons, Magistrate
Phone: (304) 478-2665

Paula J. McDonald, Clerk
Phone: (304) 478-2665
Fax: (304) 478-4836