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Circuit Court Clerk
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Image L to R: Christina Hyskell, Joan Leonard, Olivia Leonard, Kelly Duffy, Jennifer Smith, Donna Johnston, Lisa Johnson


Holiday Schedule
The Circuit Court Clerk's Office will be closed for the holidays on the following dates:

    Wednesday, December 24 (all day)
     Thursday, December 25 (all day)
     Friday, December 26 (all day)

     Wednesday, December 31 (1/2 day)
     Thursday, January 1 (all day)
     Friday, January 2 (all day)

Welcome
Welcome to the Bristol Virginia Circuit Court Clerk's Office webpage.  We are honored to serve all residents of the City of Bristol, Virginia.

The Bristol Virginia Circuit Court is a trial court of general jurisdiction, having control over the following:

  • Appeals from General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and administrative agencies
  • All monetary claims over $25,000.00
  • Civil Cases, including law suits as well as family matters
  • Criminal Cases, including all felonies and crimes punishable by commitment to the State penitentiary for one year or more
  • Maintenance of court records and administrative matters for the Court
  • Probate of wills and estates
  • Recordation of Land Records, Deeds, and other related documents
  • Issuance of Marriage Licenses
  • Issuance of Concealed Handgun Permits

28th Judicial Circuit
Clerk of Court: 
Hon. Kelly F. Duffy


Judges: 
Hon. Sage B. Johnson, Chief Judge, Presiding Judge
Hon. C. Randall Lowe
Hon. Deanis L. Simmons


Location and Hours
Our office is located within the Bristol Virginia Courthouse at 497 Cumberland Street, Room 210, Bristol, VA  24201.

Open 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday. 

Phone:  (276) 645-7321
Fax:  (276) 821-6097

Forms of Payment:  Cash, checks (subject to approval), and money orders.

For questions regarding traffic violations, please contact Bristol VA General District Court at 276-645-7340 or 7341.