Domestic Relations Services

703-246-3040 TTY 711
4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 202
Fairfax, VA 22030
Tina Spurlock
Acting Director

Filing & Service Fees

Some petitions are subject to a filing fee prior to being placed on the court's docket (pursuant to §16.1-69.48.5)

  • $25 fee for any Custody or Visitation petition 
  • only one $25 fee is required when a person files Custody & Visitation petitions at the same time

There is a processing fee for a Sheriff to serve a person in a Paternity or Spousal Support case

  • $12 per person being served in Virginia
  • There is No Fee for service outside of Virginia

There is No Fee if filing Spousal Support and Child Support at the same time


DO NOT let a fee deter you from filing a petition with this Court - Call Domestic Relations for information at 703-246-3040


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