Important Notice

The Clerk of Circuit Court and the deputy clerks in this office are committed to providing you with excellent customer service. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about the services of this office or the procedures you must follow for a particular circuit court process. Please be advised, however, that our staff is prohibited by state law from rendering legal advice, restating the law or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. Nothing on this website is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance.

Many matters of law are quite complex and may require special knowledge of legal principles and procedures. If you have a problem involving the interpretation of the law, we suggest you contact an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although we cannot recommend a specific attorney, you may contact the Virginia Attorney Referral Service at 800-552-7977.


Electronic Devices

All electronic recording devices are prohibited from being brought into the Roanoke City Courthouse. These include but are not limited to the following:

  • Camcorders
  • Cameras
  • Cell phones
  • iPads
  • Laptops

You will not be allowed to the enter the Courthouse with these items and there is no place to leave them at the door while you conduct your business inside the Courthouse.