Attorney Case Information

OCRA Website

OCRA Quick Reference Guide (PDF)

About OCRA

For the legal community, the Circuit Court Clerk makes case file images available off-site by subscription service through a secure system called Officer of the Court Remote Access (OCRA).

  • Complimentary access is also provided to governmental entities with an ongoing business need for court case information.
  • OCRA contains non-confidential civil and criminal case images filed/received in the Chesterfield Circuit Court Clerk’s Office from December 2015 forward.
  • OCRA can be accessed through an internet browser from any device at any time, 24/7.

NOTE: While other web browsers can be used, OCRA works best with Chrome.

Subscription Requirements for Legal Community

Pursuant to Virginia law, OCRA is available to

  • members in good standing with the Virginia State Bar and their authorized agents.
  • pro hac vice attorneys authorized by the court for purposes of the practice of law.

How to Subscribe

NOTE: Please do not transmit credit card information by mail or email. If intending to pay by credit card, include a note to that effect and the Clerk’s Office will call you to obtain payment information.

Potential Government Users: Email the Clerk’s Office for more information.

Renewing OCRA Access

The standard OCRA subscription term is one year and is renewable in one year increments.

Government Users:

Attorneys/Law Firms:

NOTE: Please do not transmit credit card information by mail or email. If intending to pay by credit card, include a note to that effect and the Clerk’s Office will call you to obtain payment information.

Need Help with OCRA?

For system-related assistance or for questions relating to OCRA subscription/application requirements, email the Clerk’s Office or call 804-748-1241 during public service hours and request to speak with a staff member that can assist with OCRA.

For case-related questions, call the Clerk’s Office during public service hours at 804-748-1241 and request to speak with a staff member in the appropriate division.