Circuit Court

Stafford Courthouse

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office will be closed Wednesday through Friday, Nov 25-27, 2020 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Circuit Court will have minimal prescheduled court on Wednesday go forward. 
Phone - (540) 658-8750 or (540) 658-4255

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Circuit Court Services:

  • Issue marriage licenses
  • Issue concealed handgun permits
  • Appoint ministers to perform marriages
  • All criminal cases - felonies & misdemeanor appeals
  • Civil Law - cases $25,000 & over - concurrent jurisdiction with General District Court over claims $4,500-$25,000
  • Name changes, divorces, adoptions, church trustees
  • Probate all wills and appoint and qualify guardians for adults or children as ordered by the court.
  • May hear civil cases where the issue is more than $500 but less than $10,000