Online Case Data

Information regarding criminal charges or case dispositions is not provided over the telephone or via email. 

To receive criminal/traffic hearing notifications by email, text or both, register for CASS in OCIS 2.0.  View more information about CASS.

NOTE: Unless appealed, traffic infractions are handled by the General District Court or Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court.

Unlike the District Courts that have separate traffic dockets, the Circuit Court integrates traffic infraction appeals into its criminal docket.

Criminal Record Checks

The Chesterfield Circuit Court does not perform criminal background checks. The Virginia State Police is equipped to perform a comprehensive background check encompassing the entire Commonwealth of Virginia. Additional information regarding services provided by the State Police can be obtained from the Virginia State Police website.

Public Defender Information

For information regarding the public defender assigned to a specific criminal case, contact the Chesterfield Public Defender's Office directly at 804-662-7171. The Court/Clerk's Office does not maintain such information.