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Clerk of Court
The Honorable Wendy S. Hughes

Phone: (804) 748-1241

Email Uscircuitcourtclerk@chesterfield.gov
This email account is intended for general inquiries only. For specific case-related inquiries, please call the Clerk’s Office during public service hours to speak with a staff member in the appropriate division.

The Court does not accept case-related filings via the Internet, e-mail or fax.
Filings are accepted via mail, courier or hand delivery.

NOTE: The Court does not accept case-related filings via the Internet, e-mail or fax.

Public Service Hours
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Recording Hours
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

NOTE: Recording hours are subject to change in the event of inclement weather or holiday closings. Filing parties are encouraged to call the Clerk's Office in advance to ascertain any deviation from normal recording hours.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 125
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0909

Street Address
9500 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Parking - Parking is permitted in any area except those that are gated, marked "reserved," or designated for jurors. There is no fee for parking.

Circuit Court Clerk
Records Research Requests
  • The Circuit Court Record Room houses hard copy, microfilm, digital images of all land instruments.
  • Permanent land and court records are available from 1749 (the year of the County's inception) to the present. An automated index retrieval system is available for public use.

Title Searches - Recording Information

Clerk's Office personnel are available to assist patrons in utilizing all resources in the Record Room.

  • Recording information pertaining to land transactions, judgments, financing statements, etc. is not provided via telephone or e-mail.
  • Customers in need of this information must visit the office or send a written request for copies.

NOTE: The Clerk's Office personnel are prohibited by law from giving legal advice and are unable to perform title searches. Should you require a title search or legal advice, you are encouraged to contact an attorney or title insurance company, or both.

Obtaining Copies of Public Records from the Record Room


  • Copies of public records are available for $.50/page.
  • A certified copy is available for an additional $2.00.

NOTE: Copy fees must be collected in advance.


To confirm the length of a document, contact the Clerk’s Office at 804-748-1241 for assistance.

When mailing a written request for copies, you must include

  • payment by check or money order,
  • a self-addressed, stamped envelope
  • all applicable details regarding the document(s) to be copied
    • e.g., grantor/grantee names, type of document, recordation date, book and page number, if available, etc.


Circuit Court Clerk's Office
P.O. Box 125
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0909

Payment Types Accepted

For additional information, contact the Clerk’s Office at 804-748-1241 and ask to speak with a staff member in the Record Room.

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