Municipal Court

The City of Charles Town holds Municipal Court on the first Wednesday of each month from 5-7 PM and the second Tuesday of each month from 9-10 AM. Specific arraignment dates are listed near the bottom of traffic citations when they are issued.
IT IS YOUR OBLIGATION TO KNOW YOUR COURT DATE AND APPEAR ON THAT DATE.Defendants have several convenient options to satisfy their citations:

PAYMENT WITHOUT APPEARANCE AT COURT – Pay the full amount of the fine at the City of Charles Town City Hall, or with a credit card by calling 877-794-1209; or online at; or by mailing your check or money order made payable to the City of Charles Town. Your copy of the citation must be signed on the back and mailed to city hall at the following address:

City of Charles Town
Attn: Municipal Court Clerk
PO Box 14
Charles Town, WV 25414

ARRAIGNMENT OPTION – An arraignment date has been designated on the front of your citation. If you wish to have a trial, please inform the Court Clerk upon or before your appearance for arraignment so that a trial date can be scheduled.

Failure to appear for a scheduled arraignment or payment of fine could cause your license to be suspended by the WV Division of Motor Vehicles (WVDMV).

To contact the Charles Town Municipal Court, please call 304-725-2530.