Henrico County VA Attorneys for Criminal Law & Traffic Defense

Henrico County Courthouse

Henrico County Courthouse


(804) 673-7111
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1518 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23230

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    Henrico County Circuit Court

    Clerk

    Hon. Heidi S. Barshinger

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (804) 501-4202
    Fax: (804) 501-5214

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    P. O. Box 90775
    4309 East Parham Road
    Henrico, VA 23273-0775

    Judges

    • Hon. Lee A. Harris Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
    • Hon. Randall G. Johnson Jr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. John Marshall, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Richard S. Wallerstein Jr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Rondelle D. Herman

    Terms of Court and General Information

    • Criminal Terms begin, 2nd Monday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept., & Nov.
    • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term, 9:00 a.m.
    • Civil motions set each Friday at 9:30 a.m. and must be set by telephone.
    • Criminal cases set when appealed or at preliminary hearing.
    • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.; 10:00 a.m. for jury trials.
    • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in unusual causes; accountings; suits by creditors; suits on mechanic’s lien; partition suits; sale of land of persons under disability, some divorce cases.
    • Instructions must be submitted 2 days prior to trial.
    • **Effective May 1, 2016, the Henrico Circuit Court will no longer be holding civil docket calls.**

    Henrico County General District Court

    Clerk

    Ms Barbara C. Shaw

    Phone/Fax

    Criminal/Traffic: (804) 501-4723
    Civil: (804) 501-4727
    Fax: Criminal/Traffic (804) 501-7388
    Fax: Civil (804) 501-4141

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    P. O. Box 90775
    4309 East Parham Road
    Henrico, VA 23273-0775

    Judges

    • Hon. John K. Honey Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
    • Hon. Thomas O. Bondurant Jr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Lauren A. Caudill, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. George Barton Chucker, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Bryan Craig Dunkum, Presiding Judge

    Court Schedule

    Arraignments
       Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m., Bonded
       Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., Jail
    Attorney Status Cases
       Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
    Civil Return & Motion Docket
       Mon., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
       Fri.,10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
    Contested Civil Cases
       Mon. - Thurs., 1:30 p.m.
       Fri., 11:00 a.m.
    Civil Small Claims
       Every other Fri., 11:00 a.m.
    County Cases
       Fri., 9:00 a.m.
    Criminal/Traffic Docket
       Tues. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
    Traffic Safety
       1st, 2nd & 4th Mon., 11:00 a.m.
    DUID and Prostitution Cases
       3rd Mon., 11:00 a.m. (If 3rd Mon. is a holiday, then the 4th 
       Mon.)
    Garnishment Docket
       Mon. & Fri., 8:30 a.m.
    Show Causes & Community Correction Returns
       Fri., 9:00 a.m.
    Toll Road Docket
       1st Fri., 10:00 a.m.
    Traffic School Returns
       Fri., 9:00 a.m.
    Protective Orders
       Mon. - Thurs., 1:30 p.m
       Fri., 11:00 a.m.
    

    Continuance Policy

    Continuances considered by Judge on motion or on agreement of Commonwealth’s Attorney & defendant.

    Henrico County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

    Clerk

    Ms Shannon Flinchum Meadowcroft
    email: SMeadowcroft@vacourts.gov

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (804) 501-4688
    Fax: (804) 501-4756

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    4201 E. Parham Road
    Henrico, VA 23228-2745

    P.O. Box 90775 Henrico, VA 23273-0775

    Judges

    • Hon. Margaret W. Deglau, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
    • Hon. Linda Lambert Anderson, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Sharon Gregory Jacobs, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Stuart L. Williams Jr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Stacy E. Lee

    Court Schedule

    Arraignments (Adult & Juvenile Criminal):
       Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
       Tues., 2:30 p.m., S/C Support
    Criminal Trials (Adult & Juvenile):
       Mon., 9:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1:00 p.m.,
         2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
       Fri., 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
    Support:
       DCSE (Amending/New Petitions/S/C)
       Tues., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,  1:00 p.m.,
         2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
       Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.,
         2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
       Non DCSE (All Cases)
       Tues., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,
         1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
    Custody/Visitation/Support (Docket Call)
       Wed., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.
       Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
    Contested Custody
       Tues., Wed., & Thurs., p.m.
    DSS Cases
       Wed., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.
       Thurs., 11:00 a.m.
       Fri., 11:00 a.m.
    Traffic
       Wed., 1:00 p.m.
       Fri., 9:00 a.m.
    
    
    

    Continuance Policy

    All motions for continuance are to be made on the continuance form available on the court’s website at https://henrico.us/jdrcourt/ and from the Clerk’s office.

    11/5/2015 | Updated 11/21/2023