Hopewell VA Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

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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 represents clients every week before the Hopewell Virginia Circuit, General District, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts. Virginia is a large state and we believe that clients are better represented by local attorneys who regularly appear before the same Courts.

Hopewell Circuit Court

Clerk of Court

Hon. Tamara J. Ward
email: su.av.etats.struoc@drawt

Phone: (804) 541-2239
Fax: (804) 541-2438

Judges

  • Hon. W. Allan Sharrett, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Nathan Curtis Lee
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

P. O. Box 310
100 E. Broadway
Room 251
Hopewell, VA 23860-2715

Hopewell General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts 

Clerk of Court

Phone: (804) 541-2257
Fax: (804) 541-2364

General District Judges

  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephen D. Bloom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. C. Ridley Bain
  • Hon. H. Lee Townsend III

General District Court Schedule
Monday – Criminal
8:30 a.m., Bonded Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Video arraignments/bond hearings
9:30 a.m., Trials/non-attorney cases
10:00 a.m., Trials/attorney cases
11:30 a.m., Code enforcement cases

Tuesday – Police Dept. Traffic
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments/bond hearings
9:00 a.m., Non-attorney public cases
10:00 a.m., Attorney docket/trials

Wednesday – Civil
9:00 a.m., Attorney cases
10:00 a.m., Non-attorney cases
11:00 a.m., Contested cases

Thursday – Sheriff’s Dept. Traffic
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Video arraignments/bond hearings
9:30 a.m., Public docket
1:00 p.m., Attorney cases

Friday
10:00 a.m., Protracted civil cases
Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Presiding Judge

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Schedule 
Every Monday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Protective orders

1st Monday
9:30 a.m. – noon, DSS/Foster care cases
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., DSS/Foster care cases

2nd & 4th Monday
9:30 a.m. – noon, Contested custody/visitation cases
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Non-DCSE contested support cases

3rd Monday
9:30 a.m. – noon, Custody/visitation cases
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., CHINS/truancy cases

Wednesday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Protective orders
9:30 a.m. – noon, Contested custody/visitation cases
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Non-DCSE support cases

Thursday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m. – noon, Adult/juvenile criminal trials
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Dispositional cases
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Adult/juvenile criminal trials

2nd & 4th Friday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Protective orders
10:00 a.m. – noon, DCSE support cases
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., DCSE support cases