Virginia's Judicial System


Online Services

Pay Traffic Tickets and Other Offenses
Explains how, and provides links, to make online payments to a general district court for traffic tickets and other offenses

Assistance with Protective Orders (I-CAN!)
I-CAN! is a free online program that provides assistance with the preparation of court forms required to file for a protective order.

Electronic Voucher Payment System (EVPS)
Online submission of the DC-40 (List of Allowances) by court-appointed counsel.

Virginia Appellate Courts Electronic System (VACES)
Instructions on how to register with VACES and file briefs and appendices in appeals of right, granted appeals, and docketed original jurisdiction cases with the Supreme Court of Virginia or the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Virginia Date of Birth Confirmation (VDBC)
Subscription access to criminal and traffic case information in the general district courts for the purpose of confirming an individual’s date of birth.

Virginia Judiciary E-Filing System (VJEFS)
This system, for use by members of the Virginia State Bar and their designated staff, allows electronic filing of most civil cases in circuit court.

Case Status and Information
Provides online access to the case status and information for the following courts:

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Court of Appeals of Virginia
  • Circuit Court
    • Online Case Information System-Statewide Search (OCIS 2.0)
      NEW! Users may subscribe to receive alerts and reminders via text and/or email on traffic and criminal cases.
      Online access to a statewide search of criminal and traffic case information in general district courts and select circuit courts.
      Note: Payments cannot be made using this system.
    • Circuit Court Case Information
    • Online access to civil and criminal cases in select circuit courts. Cases may be searched by locality using name, case number, or hearing date.
  • General District Court
    • Online Case Information System-Statewide Search (OCIS 2.0)
      NEW!Users may subscribe to receive alerts and reminders via text and/or email on traffic and criminal cases.
      Online access to a statewide search of criminal and traffic case information in general district courts and select circuit courts.
      Note: Payments cannot be made using this system.
    • General District Court Case Information
    • Online access by locality to civil, criminal, and traffic cases in the general district courts. Cases may be searched using name, case number, or hearing date.  Online payments are made using this system.

Circuit Court Secure Remote Access to Land Records

Online secure remote access to circuit court land records (as defined in Virginia Code §17.1-292) such as deeds, marriage licenses, judgments, and wills for select courts.
Note: Registration with the local Circuit Court Clerk is required.

Employment Opportunities
A listing of current job openings posted on the Judicial Branch Recruitment Register.

Fees

Opinions Search
Search opinions from the Supreme Court of Virginia (6/9/95 – present) and the Court of Appeals of Virginia (published opinions from 5/2/95 – present, and unpublished opinions from 3/5/02 – present)

Searchable Directories