Some of the fees associated with filing a judgment are:
Abstract of judgment (within Va.) $ 10.00 (no release fee)
Roanoke Co./Town of Vinton Liens $ 2.00 (plus 1.00 release fee)
IRS Liens $ 5.00 (plus $5.00 release & revocation fee)
Commonwealth Liens $ --0--
Foreign Judgments (outside Va) $25.00
The Code of Virginia sets out the various methods by which to proceed to collect on judgments docketed in Circuit Court. Deputy Clerks in the Circuit Court cannot render legal advice on how to proceed to collect a debt or how a lien/judgment affects your property. Refer to the Code of Virginia
or seek legal counsel.
Roanoke County Circuit Court does not perform "searches" and will not give judgment information over the telephone. Judgments are public record, and the docketed judgment information can be obtained in the public records room on the second floor of the Roanoke County Courthouse, 305 East Main Street, Salem, Virginia 24153.