Land Records


Land records are public documents that include:

  • Deeds
  • Deeds of Trust
  • Financing Statements
  • Liens
  • Releases
  • Wills

The persons or entities that require land records or title searches must do the research themselves, or hire a licensed attorney or title company to conduct the search. Deputy Clerks are available to assist you in the records room but cannot do the search for you.


Documents will be rejected if they are not in proper form when presented for recordation.

Recording Fees

If the fee presented with the recording is short, the recording will be rejected until additional funds are provided. If the recording fee is in excess of monies up to $25, it can be recorded; however, the additional funds will be deposited into the Clerks Office account and not refunded. to process. Recording fees and Deed Calculation are available on the website of the Supreme Court of Virginia.