Amherst Virginia
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Amherst County Criminal & Court Records

24th Circuit Court

Address
PO Box 462 Amherst, VA 24521
Phone
434-946-9321
Fax
434-946-9323
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $4,500, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, sealed or adoption records released
Civil Note
Search free by name or case number at www.courts.state.va.us/. Results show address of subject and the day and month of birth, but not year.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, date of offense

Years Available

Criminal records indexed in books back to 1761; on computer back to 1997.

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

24th General District Court

Address
PO Box 513 Amherst, VA 24521
Phone
434-946-9351
Fax
434-946-9359
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed records released
Civil Note
Search free by name or case number at www.courts.state.va.us/. Results show address of subject and the day and month of birth, but not year. Also search via LOPAS; call 804-786-5511 to apply.
General Note
Has handled misdemeanor cases since 1985.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer 10 years prior

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Amherst County Court Recorder Offices

Clerk of Circuit Court

Address
Amherst County PO Box 462 Amherst, VA 24521
Phone
434-946-9321
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on computer back to 10/1/87.

Courier Offices

Address
113 Taylor St Amherst, VA 24521

County Assessor

Phone
434-946-9310

Treasurer

Phone
434-946-9318