The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court serves as the administrative arm of the Circuit Court. Cases heard by the Circuit Court for the City of Danville are filed and the records maintained in this office. This includes civil and criminal filings. Case files are open to the public with the exception of Adoption files, certain Juvenile files and files sealed by order of the Court.
The Circuit Court is a court of record and all case files are maintained in perpetuity.
The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court is committed to public service. We are dedicated to providing our patrons with excellent customer service and will assist you with any questions or concerns about our policies and procedures.
However, we are prohibited by law from giving legal advice, restating the law, or recommending legal action. It is not the intention of our office, nor of this website, to offer legal solutions. Questions regarding interpretation of the law should be directed to an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The purpose of this information is to better inform the general public of procedural matters. Nothing contained herein is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance. Circuit Court Clerks and their Deputy Clerks cannot render legal advice.