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Circuit Court Clerk's Office

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act Requests

 

Court Records

Most court records may be obtained without a Freedom of Information Act Request. Court records copy requests can be made in person at the courthouse or by email to [email protected] Your request will be acknowledged upon receipt and most simple record requests can be processed and satisfied within one (1) day. 

Freedom of Information Act Requests can be made by mail or email to [email protected] Your request will be acknowledged upon receipt, and you will be given a time estimate for completion of your request, based on the complexity of same. 

Land Records

All land records are public records. Please see our Land Records page for instructions for accessing land records. 

Certain Elections Materials 

For sixty (60) days following an election, Election Return Sheets are available for public inspection. After the sixty (60) day period, the documents are sealed until eligible for destruction.  If you wish to view these documents after the sixty (60) day period has passed, you should direct your request to the County or City Electoral Board only by formal action of the County or City Electoral Board may these sealed documents be accessed.  (Va. Code §24.2-658)


All other elections materials are maintained by the County or City Office of Elections and Electoral Board. This includes, but is not limited to the following: ballots, ballot images, ballot reproductions, counted ballots, uncounted ballots, etc.  (Va. Code §24.2-669)

Helpful Links: 

Prince William County Electoral Board 

Prince William County Office of Elections

 

City of Manassas Electoral Board

City of Manassas Office of Elections

 

City of Manassas Park Electoral Board 

City of Manassas Park Office of Elections

 

Virginia FOIA Council

Occasional User Access to Clerk’s Records

Circuit Court Case Information

Questions? 

Any questions you may have about Freedom of Information Act requests may be made in person, by phone or by email to [email protected]