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 2016 and 2017 in observance of holidays:

January 2, 2017New Year's Holiday
January 13, 2017Lee-Jackson Day
January 16, 2017Martin Luther King Day
February 20, 2017President's Day
May 29, 2017Memorial Day
July 3, 2017Independence Day
July 4, 2017Independence Day
September 4, 2017Labor Day
October 9, 2017Columbus Day
November 10, 2017Veteran's Day`
November 22, 2017Closed at noon for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 23, 2017Thanksgiving Day
November 24, 2017Day after Thanksgiving
December 22, 2017Close at noon
December 25, 2017Christmas Day
December 26, 2017Day after Christmas
January 1, 2018New Years Day