Clerk of the Circuit Court

  1. Modified office hours July 6, 2022

    The Clerk's office will open at 8:30 AM and close at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, July 6th. Read on...
  2. Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission

    Effective July 1, 2022, all courts in Virginia are required to post notice of the process for filing judicial complaints in Virginia. Read on...
  3. 06/07/2022 - Circuit Court and Clerk of the Circuit Court COVID-19 Information

    The latest action plans and orders for the Circuit Court and the Clerk of the Circuit Court relevant to COVID-19 can be found here. Read on...
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  • The offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court are open to the public; no appointment will be necessary except for probate matters.
  • The Public Services Division will continue to offer both in-person and virtual marriage license and notary oath appointments. You may make an appointment here.
  • The Land Records Division accepts drop off of recordings at the land records recording customer service counter.
  • Public kiosks for criminal and civil digital records are available on the fourth floor of the Courts Complex directly across from the elevators and inside the Clerk’s Office on the third floor.

The Clerk of the Circuit Court serves as the recorder of deeds and probate judge, issues marriage licenses and is the official court administrator for all civil and criminal court cases. In this latter capacity, the Clerk creates and maintains all court files and records, prepares court orders and jury lists, contacts jurors and issues summons and court processes.

Courthouse Expansion Project

As construction of the new General District Courthouse begins, please use caution when entering and exiting the courts complex. For the latest status, information or to sign up for alerts, please see the Court House Expansion Project .