Petersburg VA Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

petersburg VA courthouse 7 Courthouse Avenue Petersburg, VA 23803 Phone: (804) 733-2367 Fax: (804) 732-5548 Fax: (804) 733-2375 Judges Hon. Mayo K. Gravatt, Chief Judge Hon. Robert Beman Beasley Jr. Hon. Ray P. Lupold III Clerk’s Office Hours 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Address 35 East Tabb Street Petersburg, VA 23803

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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 Petersburg 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.

    Petersburg Circuit Court
    Clerk of Court
    Hon. Shalva J. Braxton
    email: sbraxton@courts.state.va.us
    Phone: (804) 733-2367
    Fax: (804) 732-5548

    Clerk’s Office Hours
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address
    7 Courthouse Avenue
    Petersburg, VA 23803

    Judges
    Hon. Paul W. Cella, Chief Judge
    Hon. Dennis M. Martin
    Hon. Joseph M. Teefey Jr.

    Terms of Court and General Information

    • Criminal term begins, 3rd Thursday, each month.
    • Civil term begins, 3rd Thursday, each month.
    • Grand Juries, 1st day of criminal term.
    • Criminal cases set through Commonwealth’s Attorney on designated days.
    • Civil cases, and hearings in civil cases, set through the Court Administrator, Tamera Wilson (804)733-2423 or twilson@courts.state.va.us, or on term days in matured cases.
    • Court convenes 9:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.
    • Criminal bench days every Monday morning, every Tuesday morning and afternoon, and every Thursday morning and afternoon, except term days.
    Petersburg General District Court
    Clerk of Court
    Ms Dana Helm Shannon
    Phone: (804) 733-2374
    Fax: (804) 733-2375Clerk’s Office Hours
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PMAddress
    35 East Tabb Street
    Petersburg, VA 23803Judges
    Hon. Mayo K. Gravatt, Chief Judge
    Hon. Robert Beman Beasley Jr.
    Hon. Ray P. Lupold IIICourt Schedule
    Arraignments
    9:30 a.m., Mon. – Fri., Incarcerated & Bond Motions
    11:30 a.m., Mon. – Fri., Bonded
    Monday – Criminal
    8:30 a.m., Felonies
    Tuesday – Traffic
    8:30 a.m., City Officers
    10:30 a.m. – State Troopers
    1:30 p.m., 1st & 3rd Tues., Mental Health Docket
    Wednesday
    Criminal
    8:30 a.m., Midemeanors & DUI
    Civil
    8:30 a.m., Non-attorney uncontested (off-site)
    8:30 a.m., Non-attorney garnishment
    10:00 a.m., Attorney uncontested (off-site)
    10:00 a.m., Attorney garnishment docket
    1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m., Contested cases (off-site)
    11:30 a.m., 4th Wed., Small claim docket (off-site)
    No civil docket will be held on the 5th Wednesday of a month.
    Thursday – Traffic
    8:30 a.m., City Officers
    10:30 a.m. – State Troopers
    Friday – Criminal
    8:30 a.m., Felonies
    Continuance Policy
    Continuances granted by Judge.