The general public
is not allowed to bring cell phones, personal communication devices or electronic
into the Judicial Center court building.
The Clerk’s office will be open to the public Monday through Friday,
from 8:30am to 4:00pm.
TINA E. SINNEN, CLERK
The Clerk of the Circuit Court is a Constitutional Official and is elected by the voters of the locality and every Circuit Court in the Commonwealth of Virginia is a court of record. The Clerk of court is charged with the custody, safekeeping and proper indexing of legal and quasi-legal papers deposited in her office. The Clerk’s Office is responsible for filing of all civil suits; docketing and filing of criminal actions; filing divorce suits; and filing adoption petitions. Additional services provided by the Clerk's office include recording land records and plats; probating wills; issuing hunting and fishing licenses; processing notary public applications; issuing marriage licenses; recording military discharge forms (DD-214’s) and assumed business names. It is the duty of the Clerk to assign a deputy clerk to each courtroom to assist the nine Circuit Court Judges in carrying out each day's activities.
Office of the Clerk of Court
Virginia Beach Judicial Center
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
We are closed on State Holidays.
We will have a drop box on both the deed side of the office and on the court side for filings, and we will stamp in everything received by 4pm on the same business day. In the event of an emergency, here are names and direct numbers of the Clerk, the Chief Deputy Clerk, and the Supervisors of all departments.
· Tina E. Sinnen, Clerk 757-385-8817
· Tracey Entwisle, Chief Deputy 757-385-8819
· Gigi Smith, Criminal Division 757-385-4043
· Nancy White, Law 757-385-8532
· Patti Bennett, Equity 757-385-8810
· Emilie Inman, Deed Division 757-385-4462
If you are doing research for Virginia Beach Circuit Court Civil or Criminal records,you will need to utilize the State's website ONLY. "www.courts.state.va.us".
We have changed our case information system.
Thank you for your cooperation
New Collection Guidelines-Effective 7/1/15
***CONFESSIONS OF JUDGMENT***
Due to the complexity and length of time to
process these cases, as of January 1, 2015, confessions of judgment will be taken
by appointment only.
To schedule an appointment please call