Hanover County VA Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

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Hanover County VA Courthouse Complex

T:(804) 673-7111
F:(804) 673-7115
1518 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23230

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Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law, PLLC, is a limited liability company that is registered to practice law with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission. Our attorneys are licensed to practice law by the Virginia State Bar. We are a local law firm that appears before the Hanover County Circuit, General District, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts every week. Virginia is a large state and we believe that clients are better represented by local attorneys who regularly appear before the same Courts.

Hanover Circuit Court

Clerk of Court

Hon. Frank D. Hargrove Jr.
email: FHargrove@courts.state.va.us

Phone: (804) 365-6150
Fax: (804) 365-6278


  • Hon. J. Overton Harris, Presiding Judge
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

P. O. Box 39
7507 Library Drive
Hanover, VA 23069-0039

Hanover General District Court

Clerk of Court
Ms Cheryl Lynn DeVaughn
Phone: (804) 365-6191
Civil: (804) 365-6457
Fax: Traffic/Criminal: (804) 365-6290
Fax: Civil: (804) 365-6436

Hours & Address
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
P. O. Box 176
District Courts Building
7515 Library Drive
Hanover, VA 23069-0176

Hon. Hugh S. Campbell

Court Schedule
Criminal: Mon.-Fri., 8:15 a.m. (except 5th Fri.)
Traffic: Mon.-Fri., 8:15 a.m. (except 5th Fri.)
Traffic & Criminal: Tues. – Fri., 8:30 a.m. (except 5th Fri.)
Criminal Trials
Tues, Wed., & Fri., 9:00 a.m. (except 5th Fri.)
Thurs., 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Traffic Trials
Tues, Wed., & Fri., 10:30 a.m. (except 5th Fri.)
Thurs., 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Civil (Small claims only)
1st Mon., 2:30 p.m.
4th Mon., 9:30 a.m.
Civil First Return Date (General)
Mon., 9:00 a.m.
Mon., 8:30 a.m.
Civil Contested Trials (General)
Main: Mon, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Basement: 4th Mon., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Citizen Warrants: Tues., 1:30 p.m.
VASAP Violations: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Wed., 1:30 p.m.
CCP Violations: 3rd, 4th & 5th Wed., 1:30 p.m.
Animal Control: 1st & 3rd Thurs., 1:30 p.m.
Game/Forestry/Fire/Zoning/Building Code Violations:
2nd & 4th Thurs., 1:30 p.m.
Environmental Violations: 3rd & 4th Fri., 1:30 p.m. (except 5th
Signs on Highway & Rider Safety Violations: 4th Mon., 8:30 a.m.
**Note: No court on the 5th Fridays
Continuance Policy
Continuance policy can be found on the Hanover Court Home page Website in document http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/gd/Hanover/continuancepdf.pdf or on file in the clerk’s office.

Hanover Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Clerk of Court

Ms Susan S. Wood

Phone: (804) 365-6200
Fax: (804) 365-6246


  • Hon. Shannon O. Hoehl, Presiding Judge
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

P. O. Box 86
7515 Library Drive
2nd Floor
Hanover, VA 23069-0086