Roane County Personal Injury Attorney
Charleston and Kanawha County may be our home, but since 1997, Love Law Firm founder Charles M. Love IV has spent countless hours working with hundreds of individuals in Roane County. Next to the beautiful West Virginia scenery, Attorney Love has developed a deep respect for the Roane County community. As a Roane County Personal Injury Attorney Love remains devoted to helping Roane County citizens with personal injury issues.
Including nursing home abuse and neglect, product liability, commercial truck accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, and many other practice areas, we at the Love Law Firm are passionate about righting injustice and ensuring that everyone in Roane County has the chance to defend against the unlawful wrongdoings of others. If you’re looking for an attorney with a long record of success, who’ll fight relentlessly and aggressively for you, we invite you to visit our Charleston office at 405 Capitol St #309. Also, you can contact us by phone at (304)-344-5683 for a free consultation.
In the spirit of making legal issues easier for citizens of Roane County, we’ve developed a guide of important resources, court information, and contact information. Please continue reading below at your convenience.
Roane County WV Magistrate Court
Like most court systems throughout the country, the courts in West Virginia are designed like a pyramid. At the very bottom of the pyramid is the magistrate courts, which mostly handle small claims. These courts are also known as “People’s Courts.” Magistrate Courts handle misdemeanor cases, preliminary felony cases, and civil arguments with $5,000 or less in dispute.
There are two county magistrates, each serving terms of four years. Currently, the Roane County Magistrates are Jason D. Bennett and Russell Goodwin. The current Magistrate Clerk is Brenda M. White. You can reach them at the phone number: 304-927-4750.
The address of the Roane County Magistrate Court is:
Roane County Magistrates Court
201 Main Street
Spencer, WV 25276
If you have been a victim of domestic violence, you can head to the Magistrates Court for an emergency protective order.
Roane County WV Circuit Court
Above the magistrate courts in the pyramid are the circuit courts. As a personal injury attorney, Charles M. Love IV works extensively in the Roane County Circuit Court. In West Virginia, these courts have jurisdiction over all civil cases over $2,500 with limited exceptions, as well as proceedings in habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, prohibition, and certiorari. The Roane County Circuit Court also hears appeals from magistrate courts and administration agencies, except workers’ compensation appeals.
Roane County is in the Fifth Judicial Circuit, which means that the circuit court has jurisdiction over Roane, Jackson, Calhoun, and Mason Counties. Information for the Fifth Jurisdiction Circuit Courts are as follows:
Jackson County Courthouse
P.O. Box 800
100 Court Street
Ripley, WV 25271
Judge Thomas C. Evans, III
Mason County Courthouse
200 Sixth Street
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-675-3480, ext. 140
Judge David W. Nibert
For all filings, you can send them to the Roane County Circuit Clerk, Andrea Stockner, located at:
Roane County Courthouse
P.O. Box 122
200 Main Street
Spencer, WV 25276
Supreme Court of Appeals, Charleston WV
The highest court in West Virginia is the Supreme Court of Appeals. If someone were to lost a civil case in the Roane County Circuit Court, they have the right to appeal the case to the Supreme Court. To contact the Supreme Court of Appeals, it is best to go through the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, located at:
Rory L. Perry II, Clerk of Court
State Capitol Rm E-317
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston WV 25305
For all matters concerning workplace injuries at the Supreme Court, you need to contact the Office of Counsel for Workers’ Compensation Appeals. The Chief Counsel is Tomas R. Vernon, and the office is located at:
City Center East, Suite 700A
4700 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304
The Love Law Firm – Roane County Attorneys Who Fight For You
If you’ve been injured due to the negligence of others it is essential to contact an experienced Roane County Personal Injury Attorney as soon as possible. Not only will Attorney Charles M. Love relentlessly fight for your interests in all Roane County courts, but he will adamantly pursue justice for the benefit of all Roane County citizens. We work on a contingency basis, and we welcome free consultations. Contact the Love Law Firm today at (304)-344-5683.