Pendleton County

MAGISTRATES

1st Floor Pendleton County Courthouse

100 South Main Street

PO Box 637

Franklin, West Virginia 26807

Telephone: 304-358-2343
or 304-358-2344

Fax: 304-358-3870

Magistrate Court

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday
8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Magistrates are on call after hours

Magistrates:

Andrew Hinkle
Kevin Puffenberger

Magistrate Assistants:

Jennifer Armentrout
Judy Hedrick

Magistrate
Clerk:

Mary Ann Simpson

The Magistrate Court handles civil claims up to $5,000, 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.

Clerk

Mary Ann Simpson
Magistrate Clerk

Hinkle

Andrew Hinkle
Magistrate

Assistant

Jennifer Armentrout
Magistrate Assistant

Magistrate

Kevin Puffenberger
Magistrate

Assistant

Judy Hedrick
Magistrate Assistant