Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
The Code of Virginia lists more than 800 responsibilities of the Clerk, Yvonne G. Smith, many of which are complex and challenging. The Clerk serves as the recorder of deeds and probate judge, issues marriage licenses and fictitious names, judgments, 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.
NOTICE: Circuit Court Clerk's Office will CLOSE EARLY on the following date:
By Order of the Circuit Court Judges
The Clerk’s Office Will Be Closed
December 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
On the non-judicial side, the Clerk of the Circuit Court is the probate judge in admitting or denying wills to probate, in qualifying executors/administrators of estates, and in appointing guardians over the estates of minors and incompetents. The Clerk is also the County Registrar of Deeds and, as such, is responsible for recording all deeds, deeds of trust, powers of attorney, and real estate liens and releases. Other transactions and recordings processed by the Clerk’s Office include judgments, financing statements, partnerships, fictitious names, marriage licenses, concealed weapon permits, and a variety of appointments including ministers, notaries, local Commission and Board members, and law enforcement officers.
Looking for Birth, Marriage, Death Certificates? Va. Bureau of Vital Records
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