Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney

The Commonwealth’s Attorney is an elected official charged with protecting the community through the application of criminal law. In the courts, the Commonwealth’s Attorney and Deputy and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys represent the Commonwealth of Virginia- meaning they are responsible to the whole community! The prosecution of criminal offenses makes the City of Fredericksburg a safe place to live, work, and visit. 

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The Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Fredericksburg serves only the City of Fredericksburg. Other jurisdictions are served by their elected Commonwealth’s Attorneys. 


Freedom of Information Act

All Freedom of Information Act requests made of the Commonwealth's Attorney shall be directed the to the following designated FOIA Officer:


Lynne Carver Seay, VARP

Senior Paralegal

P.O. Box 886

Fredericksburg, Va 22404-0886

540-372-1040