Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Prosecuting Attorney

Office of the Wirt County Prosecuting Attorney

 Justice for Criminals, Compassion for Victims

Welcome to the Wirt County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. We tirelessly seek to bring justice without delay to those who prey on the innocent. Our goal is to hold perpetrators accountable while serving victims of crime. The judicial process can be overwhelming, so our website provides you with information about victim services, legal resources, contact information for various agencies, and provides a brief outline of the criminal process for crime victims. Thank you for visiting.

  Ted Davitan
Theodore "Ted" Davitian, Wirt County Prosecuting Attorney

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The prosecution of all crimes, both misdemeanors and felonies, within the county
  • Request warrants to be issued for persons charged with felonies
  • Try cases before magistrate and circuit judges
  • Present information to the Grand Jury for indictment of persons in connection with criminal activity
  • Represent the Department of Health & Human Resources in child abuse and neglect cases
  • Represent the State in juvenile delinquency cases
  • Appoint and supervise assistant prosecuting attorneys
  • Represent all elected county officials and county agencies
  • Prepare contracts and other documents for the county
  • File civil suits for county agencies and defend county agencies against civil actions
  • Serve as special prosecutors as appointed by the Prosecuting Attorneys Institute


Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Phone: (304) 275-8901
Fax (304) 275-3759

Email Us


Mailing Address

Wirt County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
PO BOX 387
Elizabeth, WV 26143

Physical Address

Wirt County Courthouse
19 Washington St., Suite 101
Elizabeth, WV  26143