Circuit Court

Newport News Circuit Court (7th Judicial Circuit)

  1. Case Information

    Get information about court cases in the circuit court of Virginia.

  2. Clerk & Judges

    Find contact information for the Clerk of Circuit Court and judges.

  3. Concealed Handgun Permit Application

    Read information about obtaining a concealed handgun permit in Newport News. Includes links to Virginia Code, permit application, and Virginia State Police website.

  4. Directions & Parking

    Find how to get to and park at the Newport News Circuit Court.

  5. E-Filing

    Are you an attorney seeking to file a civil case with the Circuit Court Clerks' Office? You can file electronically with our e-filling system.

  6. Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQs regarding divorce, name change or other matters that involve the circuit court.

  7. General Information

    Find general overview information about circuit courts.

  8. Local Rules of the Court

    View and download the Local Rules of the Newport News Circuit Court.

  9. Prohibited Items

    Read these important rules about what items are not permitted in a courtrooms.

  10. Remote Access of Land Records

    You can subscribe to get access to land records available from the Circuit Court.

  11. Terms of Court

    Read about the times for the commencement of the regular terms of court.

  12. Traffic / Criminal Appeals

    Learn about the appeals process for traffic and criminal court in Newport News.

  13. Payment Plan Information

    Download the Payment Plan Agreement.

  14. FOIA Rights & Responsibilities

    View the Rights of Requesters and the Responsibilities of the Newport News Circuit Court Clerk’s Office under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act

  15. OCRA Application

    Officer of the Court Remote Access is available for authorized users

  16. Proposed Amendments to the Virginia Constitution

    The November 2017 ballot will have 5 Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Virginia. Pursuant to Virginia Code §30-13 and §1-211.1, the Clerk of Court is required to post said amendments and have copies available in their office for review.