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Welcome to the West Virginia Legislature's Court of Claims

Created by an Act of the Legislature in 1967, the Court of Claims hears claims against the state for money damages. Awards are made subject to final approval by the Legislature. Upon request, it issues advisory opinions to state agencies. It also investigates and hears claims made by victims of criminally injurious conduct for awards from the Crime Victims Compensation Fund.

Decisions
› Recent Decisions
› Archived Decisions

› Summary of Jurisdiction
› Rules of Practice and Procedure
› Frequently Asked Questions
› West Virginia Constitution, Article 6, Section 35
› Statutes Pertaining to the Court of Claims
› Judges of The Court

Downloads
› Claim Form
› Claim Form Instructions
› 2014 Annual Report

Contact

U.S. Mail:
Court of Claims
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Rm. W-334
Charleston, WV 25305-0610

Telephone: (304) 347-4851
Toll Free: 1-877-562-6878
Fax: (304) 347-4915

E-mail: court.of.claims@wvlegislature.gov
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