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Welcome to the Clerk of Circuit Court Records Management System TrakRecord
for the Occasional User.
ACCESS TO TrakRecord:
Access to the site is provided as a convenience. Searching the index is free. If you would like to view or print a document, there is a fee of $.50 per image. In addition, to offset the costs of providing this service, an Internet Convenience Fee of $2.00 will be added and displayed at the time of purchase. If you object to this convenience fee, you can come to the Clerk's Office and search the data using internal public access terminals where no convenience fee is charged and no log on is required, but there is a fee of $.50 per copy.
There are no refunds even if you accidentally select/print a document you did not want.
Deeds and Related Land Records - Indexes and images from Jan. 1, 1918 to present.
Fiduciaries (Wills, Probate, List of Heirs) - Indexes and images from Jan. 3, 1981 to present.
Fictitious Names (Trade Names) - Indexes and images from July 1, 1986 to present.
UCC Filings (Financing Statements) - Indexes and images available from 1989 to present.
Note: includes financing statements filed prior to 1989 if continued. As of July 1, 2001 most
financing statements are filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission.
Plats (House location surveys are not recorded nor available.) - Indexes and images from 1918 to present.
Judgments - Indexes from Jan. 1 1988 to present.
Notes: Judgments Jan. 1, 1988 to June 30, 1989: the index will reflect a Book and Page only.
Judgment and release information will have to be viewed in the Clerk's Office unless the release
was recorded after Jan. 1, 1998. Judgments July 1, l989 to Dec. 31, l997: the index
information will include more detailed online data but no image. The more data screen may
reflect a release date or it may be recorded as a separate entry in the index if recorded after
Jan. 1, l998. Judgments and releases recorded from Jan. 1, 1998 will have an associated
Clerk's Orders - Indexes and images from July 1, 1981 to present.
State Highway Plats – Images only. Need to know book and page from recorded instrument. Can only access by “instrument search.” Books 13 – 17 (June 7, 1995 to April 13, 2005)
Marriage licenses – Indexes only from Jan. 1, 1981 to present.
Note: Marriage licenses are not considered a legal document unless certified by the Clerk of Court.
The following are available as indexes only and are limited in scope.
Charter (Fictitious Names 1987-1988)
Miscellaneous Orders (1986-1992 includes appointment of church trustees)
At this time we cannot certify a document via the Internet. To obtain a certified copy of any document, send a written request with a check or money order payable to Clerk of Court for $.50 for each page plus $2.00 for each certified document (not page) and a self addressed stamped envelope to: Clerk of Circuit Court, Room 305, 9311 Lee Avenue, Manassas VA 20110.
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First Name – Enter either all or a partial first name.
Press the Enter key to yield "summary Search" results. That is all the information needed to perform a basic search
You can narrow your search results with more specific information. There are other options such as:
Party - Being first or second as recorded on the document.
Recorded Within - Select a day to start the search and a day to end the search or select "Today" or "Yesterday.
Advanced - Allows you to select even more information, such as "Categories/DocTypes", "Consideration" values and "Legal Filters".
Instrument Search: The instrument search is used to search by entering a book and page or an instrument number. The result set will return information that matches the numbers entered.
Name Search This will display a list of names that you can select to display only those search results.
Summary Search This will display all the names matching your search criteria.
Detail Data This will display all of the names and all of the legal descriptions as well as hot links to marginals (related documents).
Note - The more selective the search the more likely the chance of missing documents.
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Do you have problems with the payment transaction?
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Please notify the Circuit Court Clerk's Office by email
if you find that any of the links on this page do not work.