If you decide to file for divorce in Norfolk County, Virginia, your experience will depend entirely on the type of marriage dissolution you are going to have and the way you choose to approach it.The simplest option would be filing for uncontested divorce, and using an online service to do it.

Options for Filing in Norfolk County, Virginia



Contested Divorce

$12,000-$30,000 for each spouse.

Hard to predict. Usually around 1 year.

Online Divorce

Under $1,000

The shortest one that divorce laws in Virginia allow.

Uncontested Divorce

Around $5,000

A few months on average.

Free forms

When choosing which Norfolk County divorce papers to file, it is important to consider every aspect of your case. Having children or different types of assets and debts will significantly change the set of documents you will be required to submit. You will find some of the common divorce forms required to file in Norfolk County, Virginia, below.

***Note that these forms are an example of the documents that you will be required to fill out. In general, the court will oblige you to file more than 15 divorce forms depending on the complexity of your case.***

Couples who cannot reach an agreement on financial, property, and child-related aspects of their divorce will have to file for contested marriage dissolution. The only way they can end their marriage is by hiring lawyers and paying them huge sums for advocating on their behalf.

Those who are in agreement, can file for uncontested divorce in Norfolk County, Virginia, either with or without a lawyer. Those who do not want to hire an attorney can save both time and money by getting online divorce in Virginia.

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Divorce Courts in Norfolk County, Virginia

Norfolk Circuit Court

Clerk Name:

George E. Schaefer

Court Address:

150 St. Paul's Boulevard, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-2773



Clerk Hours:




Helpful tips

If some of the information seems unclear, it might be necessary to contact the Norfolk County court clerk. You might want to consider asking about:

  • Any additional forms that might be required specifically by this court.
  • Filing fees and other court-related expenses that you might have to cover.
  • Recent changes or updates that have not yet been reflected on their website.

While court clerks cannot provide legal advice, they can be very helpful when it comes to factual questions about court procedures and processes.

Norfolk County Notaries

Comparing fees, locations, and availability of notaries in Norfolk County, Virginia, as well as how well they answered your questions will help you make an informed decision and choose the most suitable notary for your situation. Here is the list of county notaries in the area:

Richard Parker

Chesapeake, VA
Phone: 757-439-9094 · Cell: 757-439-9094

Charnae Page

Suffolk, VA
Phone: 757-775-5548 · Cell: 757-775-5548

Beth Davis (Blackburn)

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 757-761-1236 · Cell: 757-761-1236

Michelle Swingle

Norfolk, VA
Phone: 757-652-9857

Marilynn Wells

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 757-502-3143 · Cell: 757-502-3143

Amazing Notary Signings

Chesapeake, VA
Phone: 757-453-4380 · Cell: 757-453-4380

Laprea Campbell-Morgan

Chesapeake, VA
Phone: 757-741-8804 · Cell: 757-741-8804

Seben Griffin

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 757-589-4916

inked notary services

Portsmouth, VA
Phone: 757-755-5532 · Cell: 757-755-5532

Leslie Carter

Norfolk, VA
Phone: 757-581-7024

Alexsis Holleman Davis

Portsmouth, VA

Bethellyn Barton

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 757-373-0189

Steve Sherrill

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 757-633-1773

Cheryl Moore

Chesapeake, VA
Phone: 757-576-9559

Latisha Goodman-Cuffee

Portsmouth, VA
Phone: 757-237-6247 · Cell: 757-237-6247

Jennifer M. Lindley

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 757-201-1467

Patrick Cain

Suffolk, VA
Phone: 661-444-9322

Anastasia Fields

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 202-819-1423 · Cell: 202-819-1423

Danielle Sanders

Chesapeake, VA
Phone: 757-201-2527 · Cell: 757-201-2527

Shondra Chandler

Virginia Beach, VA
Phone: 804-914-0626 · Cell: 804-914-0626

Ebony Locke

Chesapeake, VA
Phone: 757-289-2470

Nick Arcese

Portsmouth, VA
Phone: 757-438-4206 · Cell: 757-438-4206

Helpful tips

  • Before settling on a specific notary in Norfolk County, consider contacting them to inquire about the price of their services and ask if any additional documents are needed
  • Fill out all the necessary fields in the forms beforehand. You will not be able to change or add new information to the papers after they are notarized.
  • Sign the documents in front of a notary public. As notaries have legal liability to confirm the validity of your signature, you can put it down on the form only in their presence.
  • Bring an ID or a driver’s license for verification purposes. Make sure that the form of identification you are carrying has your signature on it so thata notary can compare it with the one you are going to put on the paperwork.

Child Support Services

Please note that this section will only be useful for spouses filing for divorce with children in Virginia.

Feel free to use the link provided on the page to review information regarding Virginia child support guidelines and payments. You are also welcome to use the contact information of the child support division if you have any specific inquiries. Before making a call, please note that you will find answers to the most common questions on their website, no matter if you are the one who will be receiving or paying child support in Norfolk County.

County name: Henrico County

Phone: 800-468-8894

Fax: 804-662-7400

Address: Central Virginia District Office
1610 Forest Ave
Suite 200
Henrico , Va 23229

Website: https://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/dcse