District Court

District Court is held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month; the arraignments are at 4p.m. and the trials are at 6p.m.

Civil and Small claims court is held on the second Tuesday of the month at 1p.m.

TYPES OF PAYMENTS ACCEPTED:

  • Cash
  • Local Checks (No out of state checks/make checks payable to Elkins District Court)
  • Money Orders
  • Cashiers Checks
  • Credit and Debit Cards

We accept the credit/debit card payments through Courtpay.org. There is a convienence fee to pay through Courtpay.org as follows:

  • $8.95 for any amount up to $135.00
  • A flat rate of 6.95% for anything over $135.00

Please call the court to verify the correct amount to pay if you are paying in full in lieu of a court appearance, and to verify that the citation can be paid in full without a court appearance.

If you cannot pay your citation in full on court night, you may set up a time pay, with a minimum payment of $110.00 due court night to open your time pay, and a minimum monthly payment of $50.00 per month due on the balance. There is an additional $10.00 per month finance fee, effective April 1, 2013, owed on any time pay.

If you are mailing in your payment and would like a receipt, please enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope, and the receipt will be mailed back.

Drop box avaliable at Court door for after hours. Make sure name is legible and includes date of brith.

NO GUILTY PLEAS

We accept not guilty please by phone (with the exception of Battery, Assault & Harrassment charges), Please call the court no later than 3:00PM on your arraignment date if you wish to plea no guilty by phone.

WARNING
IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR IN COURT AS ORDERED ON YOUR COURT DATE OR FAIL TO ABIDE BY YOUR MONTHLY TIME PAY, THE COURT MAY ISSUE A WARRANT FOR YOUR ARREST, YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE MAY BE SUSPENDED, AND YOU CAN BE JAILED AND/OR FINED.