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Where to Find Help

UPDATED May 7, 2010

Sheriff Departments

West Virginia

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Before a protection order can take effect, it must be served upon the abuser.  In most states, protection orders are served by the sheriff department.  You can contact the clerk of the court in the court that issued your order to find out the procedure for service if you are unsure. For a list of West Virginia courts, check the WV Courthouse Locations page on our site.  Listed below are telephone numbers and addresses for sheriff departments in West Virginia. You may be able to find more up-to-date listings for sheriff departments on the West Virginia Sheriffs Association website.


Pendleton County

Sheriff's Office
PO Box 687
Franklin, WV 26807
Phone: (304)358-2214

Pleasants County

Sheriff's Office
301 Court Lane Rm 102
St Marys, WV 26170
Phone: (304)684-2285

Pocahontas County

Sheriff's Office
900A 10th Ave
Marlinton, WV 24954
Phone: (304) 799-4710

Preston County

Sheriff's Office
103 W Main St
Kingwood, WV 26537
Phone: (304)329-1611

Putnam County

Sheriff's Office
3389 Winfield Rd
Winfield, WV 25213
Phone: (304)586-0214

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