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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

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    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 request that you wear a mask or face covering. If you are not wearing a face covering you will be subject to temperature checks. Those with a temperature reading of 100.4 degrees or higher will need to conduct business remotely.**
    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.
    ** Passport services have resumed.**
    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
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