Public Records

Records Held
The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court is an office of permanent record. The records now held by this office are from 1841 to the present.

The records available to the public include:
  • Case filings
    • Civil matters
    • Criminal cases
  • Wills and estate matters (probate)
    • Wills
    • Lists of heirs
    • Inventories of estates
    • Accounts
  • Marriage licenses
  • Marriage bonds
  • Land transactions
  • Bonds
  • Charters
  • Certificates of fictitious names
  • Judgments
Important Notice
The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court is committed to public service. We are dedicated to providing our patrons with excellent customer service and will assist you with any questions or concerns about our policies and procedures.

However, we are prohibited by law from giving legal advice, restating the law, or recommending legal action. It is not the intention of our office, nor of this website, to offer legal solutions. Questions regarding interpretation of the law should be directed to an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The purpose of this information is to better inform the general public of procedural matters. Nothing contained herein is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance. Circuit Court Clerks and their Deputy Clerks cannot render legal advice.