Circuit Express Information

Circuit Express is a subscription service that provides online access to six (6) Circuit Courts in West Virginia.  This service provides a variety of subscriber's online access to WV Court Records. Typical subscribers are law firms, state agencies, judicial entities, background checking firms circuit judges, family judges, county probation offices and  prosecuting attorney offices.

The participating six (6) Circuit Courts began entering cases starting in 1975. This equates to an average of 30 years of WV Circuit Court Records.

The docket entries with the scanned images are updated nightly from each Circuit Court and is available 24/7.  Please note: Kanawha County images are not available to the public per judge orders.

What our customers say about the service:

  • "I have the ability to track docket filings from my own desk."
  • "It saves both our firm and client time and money."
  • "No waiting on the phone or finding a parking spot to get answers."
  • "We really relish the ability to print the docket sheet to our own computer. This is especially helpful when removing a case from circuit to district court because you are required to have the entire county docket sheet."
  • "It is a great time saver."
  • "When the courts are closed you can still get your answers."



Monthly bills are detailed by client, matter and the initials of the firm's researcher so that the connect fees can be billed back to your client. Subscribers can locate cases by last name, first name, middle initial or partial name. All of the computerized case information for a particular court is available for viewing and printing to your local printer. Note that ONLY "public information" can be accessed i.e. Civil and Criminal Matters. Sensitive Court cases such as Juvenile, Mental Hygiene, Divorces and some others are not available.


Circuit Express Frequently Asked Questions



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2 Rate Plans are now available!


1.  Single case access

Do you only need access to one case in one county?  Now you can view one case for 24 hours!  All computerized case information is available for viewing and printing just like the monthly subscription.  ** Note that only cases that are "public information" can be accessed **




One Case for 24 hours .............. $250.00

The sign up includes assignment of a User ID and Password and Unlimited phone support!

No monthly charges!


Click HERE to subscribe to the single access plan


2. Monthly subscription



One Time Sign up Fee ........................... $125.00


The one time sign up fee includes

Assignment of User Id and Password

Unlimited phone support


Monthly Charges

Monthly Flat Fee of $ 76.00 plus Connect charge of $ 1.00 a minute, rounded to the nearest second

Click Here to Subscribe Online for the monthly plan

Click HERE to view a demonstration 

Minimum subscription is six (6) months 

Note, if you decide to deactivate your account after 6 months, you can notify us which will stop your monthly $38 fee from being billed. If you decide to reactivate your account, you will not be charged the $125 sign up fee again.

Note: Circuit Express is available twenty four (24) hours seven (7) days a week. Call in Charleston 343-6480 or toll free 1-800-205-4848 for more information.

If you would like to sign up for Circuit Express and DO NOT wish to pay online, please download then complete and fax the form to 888-600-7708

Please complete the Sign up form

Circuit Express Sign Up Form

Please remember to include any tax exempt forms you may have along with this form and mail it to the following address.

Software Computer Group

PO Box 27

Fraziers Bottom WV 25082

Information available on Circuit Express

1987 to present


WV Civil Court Records including:

C         General Civil Court Records

MISC  Miscellaneous Proceedings Court Records

C-AP   Civil Appeal from Magistrate Court Court Records

AA       Administrative Appeal Court Records


WV Criminal Court Records including:

F          Felony Court Records

M         Misdemeanor Court Records

        Bound Over Court Records

M-AP   Misdemeanor Appeal Court Records

CRM    Criminal Miscellaneous Court Records


Indexing by plaintiff and defendant


Information not available pursuant to statute:

MH      Mental Hygiene Court Records

JD       Juvenile Delinquency Court Records

JS       Juvenile Status Offense Court Records

JA       Abuse and Neglect Court Records

A         Adoptions Court Records

D         Domestic Relations Court Records

DV      Domestic Violence Court Records

G         Guardianship Court Records

CIG     Civil Infant Guardianship Court Records

FIG      Family Infant Guardianship Court Records

CIGR   Civil Infant Guardianship Removal Court Records

JAA     Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Administrative Appeal Court Records

JAM    Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Mandamus Proceeding Court Records

TAD     Adult Treatment Court Court Records

Sealed Court Records

No social security numbers, dates of birth, plaintiff and defendant addresses or names of victim/child on criminal screen appear.

Minimum subscription is six (6) months 

Note: Circuit Express is available twenty four (24) hours seven (7) days a week. To become a subscriber click

Year computerized Records began

Barbour                2000

Boone                   2000

Brooke                 1995

Calhoun               1995

Clay                     1995

Doddridge            2002

Fayette                 1994

Gilmer                  1999

Grant                    1999

Hampshire            2007

Hancock               1995

Jackson                 2000

Kanawha             1994

Logan                  1994

Marshall               1997

Mason                  1994

Mcdowell              1995

Mercer                  2000

Mineral                  2000

Mingo                    1991

Monroe                 2000

Nicholas                1994

Ohio                      1994

Pleasants              2005

Pocahontas        2009

Preston               1997

Putnam               1991

Raleigh                2009

Ritchie                 2000

Roane                  2010

Summers             2000

Taylor                    1995

Webster                1998

Wetzel                   2010

Wirt                        2012

Wyoming               1997

Click Here to Subscribe Online

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