Initial Petition

Report to the Court Service Unit, Intake Division, at the J&DR Courthouse

To complete your petition(s). The Court Service Unit accepts walk-in appointments during the following dates/times:

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

J&DR Courthouse
7000 Lucy Corr Boulevard
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Report to Clerk's Office

  • Report to file your petition(s).
  • Pay the $25 custody/visitation filing fee, and $12 Sheriff’s fee per service for spousal support or additional witnesses.
    • If you cannot afford the fees, you may petition the Court to waive the cost of filing your petition.