Holiday Closing 
by Apperson, Valerie E. - Circuit Court
 10/14/2020 3:54 PM
by Apperson, Valerie E. - Circuit Court
 10/1/2020 1:36 PM
Appointments are Needed For Marriage Licenses and Oaths 
by Apperson, Valerie E. - Circuit Court
 9/29/2020 8:56 AM
City of Richmond Circuit Court Clerk's Office Requires Masks and Temperture Checks 
by Apperson, Valerie E. - Circuit Court
 8/26/2020 8:22 AM
Supreme Court COVID-19 Local Court Information 
by Apperson, Valerie E. - Circuit Court
 8/4/2020 11:25 AM
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The Honorable Edward F. Jewett, Clerk of the Circuit Court

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Richmond Circuit Court Clerk's Office web page.

The Circuit Court Clerk  is charged with more than 800 statutory responsibilities.  The mission of this office is to diligently and professionally serve the needs of the courts, legal community and citizens of the city of Richmond.

We are committed to excellent customer service and will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns about our policies and procedures.  Please be advised that state law prohibits us from rendering legal advice or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action.

We hope you find this site easily accessible and informative.  We invite you to submit any inquiries to Please note that correspondence via this email is restricted to general inquiries only and is not intended to be used for any legal matter pertaining to cases filed in our Court nor is it intended for communication with any judge.  Inappropriate email will not be answered or forwarded.

PLEASE NOTE:  Guns, ammunition, sharp objects, electronic devices ( including cell phones), glass containers, aerosol cans or bottles, liquids or tools are not allowed in the building.   You may contact the Sheriff's Office (804)646-6600 if you have any questions​​​


  •  Edward F. Jewett, Clerk
  •  Cecelia Hargrove, Chief Deputy Clerk
  • Tammy Taylor, Assistant Chief Deputy, Administration & Accounting
  • Tonya Hester, In-Court Supervisor, Criminal
  •  Sherita Thompson, Out Of-Court Supervisor, Criminal
  •  Donna Lythgoe, Civil Section Supervisor
  •  James Orum, Record Room Supervisor
  • FOIA Contacts: Edward Jewett or Cecelia Hargrove, Richmond Circuit Court, 400 N 9th St., Richmond, VA 23219

Clerk of Circuit Court
City of Richmond
John Marshall Courts Building
400 North 9th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Monday - Friday  
Hours:                         8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Recording Hours:         8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Marriage Licenses: 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
General Information (804) 646-6505
Marriage License Recorded Message
  (804) 646-6767

Jury Duty Line         (804) 646-0802
Jury Question Line (804) 646-6501
Criminal Section         (804) 646-6553
Fax:                                 (804) 646-6562
Civil Section                 (804) 646-6536
Fax:                                 (804) 646-7274
Probate                         (804) 646-6540
Record Room                 (804) 646-6530​​