Chesterfield Co. Court to Put Criminal Info Online

By: News Staff Email
By: News Staff Email

February 2, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Abstracts of Chesterfield County Circuit Court criminal records could soon be available for online public viewing.

Circuit Court Clerk Judy Worthington has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to allow online public viewing of the abstracts through the state's computerized case management system.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Worthington won't release records for civil cases online. That means the high court's judicial-services unit has to make a programming change to segregate Chesterfield's criminal and civil data.

The criminal records could be available online within two months.

The move will leave Henrico County Circuit Court as the only one court in Virginia that blocks online access to public records.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 243246231 - newsplex.com/a?a=243246231