West Virginia state economy:

WEST VIRGINIA ECONOMY: West Virginia’s largest industry is energy production. West Virginia is considered a national energy hub as it leads the nation in interstate electricity exports and coal production. Notably, the state has recently seen a spike in shale production.

West Virginia Bankruptcy Court Locations:

Northern District of West Virginia:

US Bankruptcy Court
1125 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


US Bankruptcy Court US
 324 W. Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301

Southern District of West Virginia:

Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse
110 North Heber Street, Room 271
Beckley, West Virginia 25801

Council Chambers of City Hall
2nd Floor, Municipal Building
1 Government Square
Parkersburg, WV 26101


Sidney L. Christie Federal Building
845 Fifth Avenue, Room 336
Huntington, West Virginia 25701

Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse
300 Virginia Street East, Room 3200
Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Elizabeth Kee Federal Building
601 Federal Street
Bluefield, West Virginia 24701


Homestead: Real or personal property used as a residence, up to $25,000; unused portion of homestead may be applied to any property (husband and wife may double).
Auto/Truck: Vehicle up to $2,400.00
Personal Property: Animals, crops, clothing, appliances, books, household goods, furnishings, musical instruments to $400 per item, or $8000 total.
Burial Plot: Up to $25k, in lieu of homestead.
Jewelry: Up to $1,000
Implements, books, & tools of the trade to $1,500.00.