Virginia's Judicial System

Virginia’s Courts

Court Contact and Operational Information

Office of the Executive Secretary
Provides administrative support for all of the courts and magistrate offices within the Commonwealth through its eleven departments.

Prior Requests for Comments on Draft Revisions to Rules of Court

Chart of Allowances
Provides a listing of the fees and expenses to be paid from the Criminal Fund.

Electronic Voucher Payment System (EVPS)
Online submission of the DC-40 (List of Allowances) by court-appointed counsel.

Child Dependency Cases

Circuit Court Records Information
Online secure remote access to circuit court records such as deeds, marriage licenses, judgments, and wills for selected courts. Authorization from the local circuit court is required to access this information.

Commissioners of Accounts





Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia

State Law Library

The Bar at Work
125 Years of Building the Legal Profession in Virginia, 1888-2013 - material from our exhibit commemorating the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Virginia Bar Association and the 75th Anniversary of the organization of the Virginia State Bar.

Virginia's Judicial System Court Self-Help
Resources for Self-Represented Litigants

Virginia Lawyers’ Wellness Initiative
The Virginia Lawyers’ Wellness Initiative coordinates the education of, and assistance to, judges, lawyers, and law students regarding professional health and wellness initiatives, with a specific focus on improving mental health and addressing substance abuse in the legal profession. 

Virginia Model Jury Instructions (Unannotated)

Virginia State Bar Clients' Protection Fund
The Clients’ Protection Fund was established to reimburse persons who suffer a financial loss because of dishonest conduct by a Virginia lawyer.

Virginia Judiciary E-Filing System (VJEFS)
This system, for use by members of the Virginia State Bar and their designated staff, allows electronic filing of most civil cases in circuit court.