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 2019 in observance of holidays:

January 1, 2019New Years Day
January 18, 2019Lee-Jackson Day
January 21, 2019Martin Luther King Day
February 18, 2019President's Day
May 27, 2019Memorial Day
July 4, 2019Independence Day
September 2, 2019Labor Day
October 14, 2019Columbus Day
November 11, 2019Veteran's Day`
November 27, 2019Closed at noon for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 28, 2019Thanksgiving Day
November 29, 2019Day after Thanksgiving
December 24, 2019Day before Christmas
December 25, 2019Christmas Day
December 31, 2019Day before New Years
January 1, 2020New Years Day