Just to be clear this part - "A circuit court judge's order in a civil suit is automatically recorded as a judgment in the circuit court clerk's office. Orders of general district court judges are automatically recorded as judgments in the general district court clerk's office. Although all judgments are permanently archived, general district court judgments remain valid for 10 years from the date of the judgment, and circuit court judgments remain valid for 20 years from the date of the judgment." was copied from the Virginia Website. The Judgement received was from the Alexandria District Court. Is this a Federal Judgement or State Judgement? How would I know if it is Federal or State? Thank you again.
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