Clerk of the Circuit Court

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is a Constitutional Officer elected every eight years. The Campbell County Clerk of the Circuit Court is Valerie P. Younger.

The Clerk’s Office is responsible for recording the following items: 

  • Deeds
  • Deeds of trust
  • Mechanics liens
  • Plats
  • Other miscellaneous instruments on the land record books

The Clerk’s Office also assists in the docketing of judgments and the filing of financial statements under the Uniform Commercial Code.

The Clerk’s Office files and processes all law and chancery suits including the following:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Divorces
  • Injunctions
  • Land partitions
  • Appeals from the General District and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts
  • Adoption proceedings
  • Name changes

Other duties of the Clerk’s Office include the following:

  • Issuance of marriage licenses 
  •  Processing indictments for both felony and misdemeanor cases 
  • Jury scheduling
  • Probating wills
  • Appointing administrators, trustees, and guardians
  • Collecting fines and costs for the 24th Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia

Most records of this office (with certain exceptions) are open to the public. 

Code of Virginia Updates

In accordance with § 30-13 of the Code of Virginia, which directs the Clerk of Circuit Court of each city and county to post one copy of each amendment at the front door of the courthouse, and make a second copy available for inspection by any citizen, please find the links below  to five proposed amendments to the Constitution of Virginia that were agreed to by the Virginia General Assembly during the 2019 Session:

  • HJR 591: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article II of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to apportionment; technical adjustments permitted.
  • HJR 615: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article II of the Constitution of Virginia and proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Virginia by adding in Article II a section numbered 6-A, relating to apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission.
  • HJR 676: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle owned by a disabled veteran.
  • SJR 278: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle owned by a disabled veteran.
  • SJR 306: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article II of the Constitution of Virginia and proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Virginia by adding in Article II a section numbered 6-A, relating to apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission.