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Judgment Order and Abstract of Judgment Recording:
Fee-$10, with exception of exempt entities as provided by the Code of Virginia.

Judgment Order
(certified copy) must state that it is a "judgment" (VA Code § 8.01-426) and shall specify full names of the parties and amount of the judgment to be accepted to record.

Abstract of Judgment (CC-1464) prepared by a Clerk of the Circuit Court must be original and in proper form to be accepted to record.
                        
Foreign Judgment Recording (VA Code § 8.01-465.1):
Fee-$25
To docket a foreign judgment (out-of-state or Virginia Federal Court), submit the following:
           
  • A certified copy or an abstract of a foreign judgment under a triple seal (exemplification of a judgment);
  • Notarized affidavit from the plaintiff or plaintiff’s legal representative, stating the last known address of all parties (VA Code § 8.01-465.3);
  • Payment of $25.           
                        
Judgment Release Recording:
Free of charge*            
Upon satisfaction of a judgment, creditor must file a release of judgment (VA Code § 8.01-454). Creditor or their legal representative shall draft a satisfaction or complete CC-1463/Authorization for Entry of Satisfaction of Judgment and /or Release of Judgment Lien.
           
*Partial release intended to release real estate only or IRS Certificate of Discharge of Property from Federal Tax Lien are recorded as Partial Release in the Deed book; cost-$22.

Recording:

 In Person

By Mail

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Land Records Recording Division
18 East Market St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Land Records Recording Division
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178


Other Costs & Fees:
Judgment Assignment-$10
Abstract of Judgment-$5**
Abstract of Judgment under Triple Seal-$7.50**

**Requests shall be mailed with reference to instrument number/judgment book & page, check payment and return self-addressed prepaid envelope.

Additional Information:
Judgments rendered in Loudoun County Circuit Court are automatically docketed in Land Records.
           
Clerk of the Circuit Court retains all original judgments, judgment releases, foreign judgments in its custody.

Clerk of the Circuit Court does not have payoff information; information shall be obtained from the court that rendered the judgment; for Loudoun County Circuit, information can be obtained from Civil Division or Criminal Division.

Clerk of the Circuit Court does not send information to credit agencies
                            
                                                                      
Contact UsKevin Blatchley
Chief Deputy Business Services

Ph: 703-737-8160
Email: Recording Division

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Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Physical Address:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Attn: Land Records Recording Division
18 East Market St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
 Mailing Address:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Attn: Land Records Recording Division
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178

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