West Virginia Judiciary

Recent Rules Orders

Pursuant to Article VIII Section 3 of the West Virginia Constitution, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia "shall have power to promulgate rules for all cases and proceedings, civil and criminal, for all the courts of the State relating to writs, warrants, process, practice and procedure, which shall have the force and effect of law." See also W. Va. Code 51-1-4. The Court exercises this authority by issuing rules orders at various times throughout the year. Listed below, in reverse chronological order, are links to recent rules orders issued by the Court, along with a brief explanation of each. For more information about the amendment and promulgation of court rules, please contact the Clerk's Office.

Click on the year to view all of the orders from that year. The current year will always be open.

2017 Rules Orders

2016 Rules Orders

2015 Rules Orders

2014 Rules Orders

2013 Rules Orders

2012 Rules Orders

2011 Rules Orders

2010 Rules Orders