A Certificate of Fictitious or Assumed Name (PDF) is required to be filed by all businesses operating within the City of Danville. The Certificate of Fictitious or Assumed Name form may be printed from this site or is available at any Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court. This form may be completed prior to filing or staff of the Clerk of Circuit Court will complete it for you. The fee for filing the Certificate of Fictitious or Assumed Name is $10.
The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court is committed to public service. We are dedicated to providing our patrons with excellent customer service and will assist you with any questions or concerns about our policies and procedures.
However, we are prohibited by law from giving legal advice, restating the law, or recommending legal action. It is not the intention of our office, nor of this website, to offer legal solutions. Questions regarding interpretation of the law should be directed to an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The purpose of this information is to better inform the general public of procedural matters. Nothing contained herein is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance. Circuit Court Clerks and their Deputy Clerks cannot render legal advice.