Civil complaints

Filing fees
Filing fees are assessed on the suit amount. Please click here for the civil filing fee calculator. Payments accepted include cash, check and money order. VISA and MasterCard, debit and credit cards are taken with a 4 percent convenience fee.

  • By the Sheriff:
    • Clerk must be provided with a copy of the service document
    • $12 per person per document
  • By the Secretary of the Commonwealth:
  • By the DMV
    • Same as service on the Secretary of Commonwealth
    • Make check payable to Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Case status
Case status and information pertaining to civil filings are available to the public by clicking here.

Judges and hearings
Once a civil case is filed, please contact the Clerk's office regarding assignment to a specific judge.

If you are seeking information regarding a criminal case, please visit the Criminal Division.

Clerk of Circuit Court
County Courthouse
55 East Main St., Suite 1
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-5760

1 - Marriage Licenses, Payment Options and other General Questions
2 - Criminal division
3 - Civil division
4 - Probate division
5 - Land records/Record room
6 - Jury Information

Public hours:

Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Recording hours: 
Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Marriage license hours:
Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.