COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
Fairfax Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4048
JOHN T. FREY
Clerk Of Circuit Court
BARBARA A. KENNEY
Dear Circuit Court Patron:
My staff and I are dedicated to trying to provide the best possible service to those using the
Court. With this in mind we have worked with the Fairfax Bar Association to develop the
attached brochure to help you understand the legal procedures required to obtain a divorce.
This brochure consolidates all of the information that my office can legally provide to the public.
If you choose to represent yourself, you will be expected to follow the same procedures as an
attorney. Please do not ask court personnel for legal advice or assistance. Court personnel are
prohibited by state law from giving you legal advice or assistance. You are strongly encouraged
to hire a competent attorney.
You are responsible for preparing all the necessary documents for your case. It s