It is the duty and mission of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Northumberland County to provide a wide range of services to the public, judicial system, County Government and other agencies.
We provide these services with pride, honesty, professionalism and efficiency while providing a spirit of friendliness and cooperation.
As a public service forum for our community, it is our goal to provide an independent, accessible, and responsive environment for the just resolution of disputes, both criminal and civil, in order to preserve the rule of law, and to provide the highest quality of customer service to the citizens of Northumberland County.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
220 Judicial Pl, Heathsville, VA 22473-3352, us
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:45pm
Our land records trace back to the 1600's in our record room, and are now accessible through the secure remote access online. The online records go back to 1981 and are available to the public for $50.00 per month. Please see the Download Section for the Agreement and Application.
Records can be found as earlier as 1600's in our record room.
You can request a copy of these licenses by calling, mailing or e-mailing in the name of the parties and date of marriage. License are ONLY valid in the State of Virginia. Cost is $0.50 per page or $3.00 for a certified copy.
To apply for a Marriage License in Northumberland County, both parties must be present at the time of application and must have valid photo ID. The cost is $30.00 and the license is valid for only 60 days.
You will need the following:
*** IMPORTANT: DO NOT SIGN YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL YOU ARE BEFORE A DEPUTY CLERK OF OUR COURT***
Wills are filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court by appointment. When coming to file, please remember to bring the following items:
Due to the complexity of divorces, there are no specific legal forms provided by the Virginia Supreme Court. To seek legal advice, please contact a licensed attorney or try one of the following:
Please go to www.courts.state.va.us to get forms such as:
Sheriff's Department-(804) 580-5221
Virginia State Police (Area 2)- (804) 333-3700
Commonwealth Attorney- (804) 580-4471
General District Court- (804) 580-4323
Juvenile & Domestic Court- (804) 580-6635
Tax Assessment Office- (804) 580-7612
Commissioner of Revenue- (804) 580-4600
NOTE: Northumberland County Circuit Court employees cannot give legal advice, nor interpret the law for members of the public. Information within this Web site is provided for general guidance purposes only and may not apply to all factual situations. Persons needing legal advice may contact Virginia Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-552-7977 to be referred to a private attorney for a 30-minute consultation for a pre-paid fee of $35.00.