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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 2018-03-13

The Local Rules for the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia have been revised effective March 13, 2018.  


The version on this court’s website is current....

Mon, 2017-12-11

REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT - The United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia has provisionally approved amendments to its Local Rules and hereby requests public comment on the proposed amendments.  The Local Rules may...

Thu, 2017-06-08

Recent scams in the area and federal courts across the country involve callers impersonating court officials, U.S. marshals, or other law enforcement officers.  They telephone random victims to try and convince them to pay a fine to avoid arrest...

Fri, 2017-03-31

Deposit of Interpleader Funds (28 U.S.C. § 1335)
Friday, March 31, 2017
Interpleader funds deposited under 28 U. S.C. § 1335 meet the IRS definition of a “Disputed Ownership Fund” (DOF), a taxable entity that requires tax...

Tue, 2016-11-29

Notice of Entry of Order Revising Standard Probation and Supervised Release Conditions Effective November 29, 2016  3-16mc56.order_.pdf

Tue, 2016-10-25

An order has been entered in the case of United States v.  Donna S. Brown which directs crime victims in the case of their rights and deadlines for notice.  See ORDER here: ...

Wed, 2016-08-03

Warning:  Recently juror scams have been reported occurring in our district. Victims are falsely being told they missed jury duty and must pay a fine or face arrest.  Federal courts generally do not contact anyone who is a...