Office of the Clay County Circuit Clerk
The Chief Judge of a circuit has the authority to order an emergency closure of the courts in that circuit, including circuit courts, magistrate courts, circuit clerk’s offices, magistrate clerk’s offices, family courts, and probation offices.
Family court judges hear cases involving divorce; annulment; separate maintenance; paternity; grandparent visitation; issues involving allocation of parental responsibility; and family support proceedings, except those incidental to child abuse and neglect proceedings.
Circuit courts have jurisdiction over all civil cases at law over $7,500 with limited exceptions; all civil cases in equity; proceedings in habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, prohibition, and certiorari; and all felonies and misdemeanors.
Please call the number below after 4:00 PM every Friday unless otherwise instructed before you report for jury duty. The jury schedule may change without much notice, calling the number below is the only way you will know to report.
Juror Information Answering Service: +1 (304) 587-4208 or +1 (800) 520-4763
For questions or concerns please call the Circuit Clerk at +1 (304) 587-4256!
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COVID-19 UPDATE: The Office of the Circuit Clerk follows all guidance issued by the Clay County Commission.
Clarrisa Hanshaw, Circuit Clerk