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NOTICE: THE CLERK'S OFFICE WILL OPEN AT 9:30AM ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 16TH DUE TO SYSTEM MAINTENANCE-ALL PUBLIC ACCESS AND REMOTE ACCESS SYSTEMS WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FROM 7:30AM UNTIL 9:30AM 7-16-14.
THIS OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014 TO OBSERVE INDEPENDENCE DAY
The Washington County Circuit Court Clerk's Office is committed to providing excellent customer service. Clerk's Office staff is prohibited by law from rendering legal advice or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. If you feel you need the guidance or advice of an attorney, we suggest you contact someone licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For recommendation of an attorney you may contact the Virginia Lawyer Referral Service 1-800-552-7977 or www.vsb.org/vlrs. Nothing contained in this website is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance.
The Circuit Court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Virginia. The Circuit Court handles all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000. It shares authority with the General District Court to hear matters involving between $4,500 and $25,000. The Circuit Court has the authority to hear felonies.
The Circuit Court also handles family matters, including divorce. In addition, the Circuit Court hears cases appealed from the General District Court and from the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
28th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT