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    Lynchburg, VA, 24th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

    There is a circuit court in each city and county in Virginia. 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 claims between $4,500 and $25,000. The circuit court has the authority to hear serious criminal cases called 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.

    Circuit Court Clerk
    Honorable K. Todd Swisher

    Important Links

    ** Important notice regarding Lynchburg Circuit Court and Clerk's Office operations due to COVID-19 health concerns**

    Lynchburg Circuit Court
    Physical Address
    900 Court Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
    Hours of Operation & Cut-off Times
    Monday – Friday 
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    **Due to the current COVID-19 health concerns, we encourage business to be conducted by phone, e-mail, mail, or fax whenever possible.  If you need to visit our office, please call to schedule an appointment at this time. **
    Marriage Licenses  (by appointment only at this time)
    (434) 455-2620
    8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Notary Commission   (by appointment only at this time)
    (434) 455-2620
    8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Deed Recordings
    8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    Payments   (by appointment only at this time)
    (434) 455-6510
    8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    ** Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, passport services are currently suspended**
    Mailing Address 
    P.O. Box 4
    Lynchburg, VA 24505
    (434) 455-2620
    (434) 455-2620

    (434) 847-1864 - civil

    (434) 455-0041 - criminal

    Clerk's Email 
    LCCcriminal@lynchburgva.gov - criminal

    Jury Hotline
    (434) 455-2626
    Weather Closings