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John Marshall Courts Building
400 North 9th Street
Richmond, VA 23219


Days of Operation:        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 Info (804) 646-6505
Marriage License (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

Mr. Jewett

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, glass containers, aerosol cans or bottles, liquids or tools are not allowed in the building.  Cell phones are allowed in the building but will have to be checked in and left at the information desk. You may contact the Sheriff's Office (804)646-6600 if you have any questions.



 Edward F. Jewett, Clerk

 Cecelia Hargrove, Senior Chief Deputy Clerk

 Tammy Taylor, Chief Deputy, Administration & Accounting

 Tonya Hester, In-Court Supervisor, Criminal

 Georgette Huebner, Criminal Section Supervisor

 Donna Lythgoe, Civil Section Supervisor

 Shelton Johnson, Record Room Supervisor

FOIA Contacts: Edward Jewett or Cecelia Hargrove, Richmond Circuit Court, 400 N 9th St., Richmond, VA 23219