Terms Used In Virginia Code 17.1-292
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Confidential court records: means court records maintained by a clerk of a court of record, as defined in § 1-212, or a court not of record, as defined in § 1-212, or a court not of record, as defined in § 16.1-69.5, and recognized as confidential under any applicable law or sealed pursuant to court order.
“Court records” means any record maintained by the clerk in a civil, traffic, or criminal proceeding in the court, and any appeal from a district court.
“Internet” means the international computer network of interoperable packet-switched data networks.
“Land records” means any writing authorized by law to be recorded on paper or in electronic format that the clerk records affecting title to real property, including but not limited to instruments, orders, or any other writings recorded under this title, Article 5 (§ 8.01-446 et seq.) of Chapter 17 of Title 8.01, Title 8.9A and Chapter 6 (§ 55-106 et seq.) of Title 55.
“Nonconfidential court records” means all court records except those court records that are confidential court records.