Office Hours and Closings


Our address is:

150 St. Paul’s Blvd. 7th Floor
Norfolk, VA 23510


George E. Schaefer, III is pleased to announce that the Norfolk Circuit Court Clerk’s Office will remain open between:

  • 8:45 AM – 4:45 PM Monday through Friday except holidays.

Despite budget cuts resulting in staff reduction, we are able to continue to provide full service due to technology innovations such as:

  • digitizing all court records
  • providing electronic access to land records
  • providing e-recording for land records, and
  • providing access to our digital case files to Virginia State Bar member attorneys.

We continue to pursue additional improvements to provide the citizen’s of Norfolk the best possible service.

We look forward to serving you.

Pursuant to Virginia Code Section 17.1-207, the Clerk’s Office is closed only on the following days.  Additional closings may be authorized during the year by the City Manager, Governor and/or the Court.  We will update this information as necessary.

Holiday Court Closings

The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office will be closed on the following days in 2018 in observance of holidays:

January 1, 2018New Years Day
January 2, 2018Day after New Years Day
January 12, 2018Lee-Jackson Day
January 15, 2018Martin Luther King Day
February 19, 2018President's Day
May 28, 2018Memorial Day
July 4, 2018Independence Day
September 3, 2018Labor Day
October 8, 2018Columbus Day
November 12, 2018Veteran's Day`
November 21, 2018Closed at noon for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 22, 2018Thanksgiving Day
November 23, 2018Day after Thanksgiving
December 24, 2018Day before Christmas
December 25, 2018Christmas Day
December 31, 2018Day before New Years
January 1, 2019New Years Day