Circuit Court

Stafford Courthouse

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office will be open Monday June 8th for full service, no appointments necessary, except for Probate. (please see additional info on Courts page)
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