Church Trustees

Appointment of Church Trustees

Requirements for Requesting Appointment of Church Trustees

  • Church Trustee Form (PDF)
  • Minutes of the meeting in which the trustees were elected.
    • Minutes must be on church letterhead and should include new appointments, new retirees, and changes in organization.
  • $31 filing fee.
  • $22 recording fee (for up to ten pages) payable when the order is entered.
    • This must be a separate check or money order, made payable to "Clerk of Circuit Court." You can submit the check at the same time you file your petition.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope for us to send your courtesy copy to you.

Submitting an Application

Filings may be submitted in person or by mail:

In person bring your completed paperwork and filing fee to the third floor of the Clerk of the Circuit Court during normal business hours. Or send your completed paperwork, copies and filing fee to:

Send via U.S. Postal Service
Clerk of Circuit Court
Attention: Civil Division
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178

Send Via FedEx, UPS, etc.
Clerk of Circuit Court
Attention: Civil Division
18 E Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

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