City of St. Albans, WV

MON - FRI  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

City of St. Albans, WV

MON - FRI  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

St. Albans Municipal Court


Department Contacts

Jared Page Municipal Judge
Wendy Ruiz Municipal Judge / Clerk
Phone Number(s)
Main Office (304) 201-0132
Municipal Court Fax (304) 201-0109
Office Hours MON - FRI
8:00AM - 4:00PM

Office Closed For Lunch
12PM - 1PM


613 MacCorkle Avenue
St. Albans, WV 25177

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About the St. Albans Municipal Court

The St. Albans Municipal Court, located in St. Albans, West Virginia, is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In St. Albans Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In St. Albans Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Municipal Court for questions about the following:

  • St. Albans, WV court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • St. Albans, WV court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks

St. Albans Teen Court

St. Albans Teen Court is a court only for teenagers aged 12 – 18, run by teens. At the 79th Session of the WV Legislature In 2010, Governor Joe Manchin signed Senate BIii No. 669, giving municipalities legal authority to run teen courts in West Virginia. Teen Courts differ significantly from traditional Juvenile courts. Even the language is different.

Teen Courts are based on the idea of Restorative Justice. Teens who have committed an offense are “sentenced” by ‘their peers to righting
their wrong, whether through community service, apologies, or numerous other Dispositions.

The St. Albans Teen Court holds teens who have violated a St. Albans ordinance responsible for their actions. For this reason, these teens,
who are first-time offenders and who choose Teen Court, are known as Respondents. As part of their Disposition, Respondents
must also serve a minimum of two jury duties.

Types of Cases Teen Court Hears

  • Traffic violations
  • Tobacco use and/or possession
  • Shoplifting
  • Curfew violations
  • Battery
  • Marijuana possession and/or use
  • Vandalism

Dispositions Teen Court Gives

  • Community service
  • Written apologies/essays
  • Additional Jury duties
  • Substance abuse testing
  • Specialized workshops
  • Jail tours

For more information about St. Albans Teen Court program, contact Coordinator Cathy Henderson at (304) 395-9417.

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