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Richmond Virginia John Marshall Courts

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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 Richmond 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.

    Richmond Circuit Court

    Clerk

    Hon. Edward F. Jewett
    email: Edward.Jewett@richmondgov.com

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (804) 646-6505
    Fax: (804) 646-6562
    Fax: Law: (804) 646-7274
    Fax: Criminal: (804) 646-6562

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

    Address

    400 North Ninth Street
    John Marshall Courts Building
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Judges

    • Hon. William R Marchant, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
    • Hon. Bradley B. Cavedo, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. David Eugene Cheek Sr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Phillip L. Hairston, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Clarence N. Jenkins Jr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Beverly W. Snukals, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Jacqueline S. McClenney

    Terms of Court and General Information

    • Civil Terms begin, 4th Monday, Jan., April, July, & Oct.
    • Criminal Terms begin, 1st Monday, monthly.
    • Grand Juries, 1st Monday monthly.
    • Docket call on Term Day, 9:00 a.m. (criminal),
    • Commissioners in Chancery are not utilized in uncontested divorces.
    • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.

    Secure Remote Access

    Secure Remote Access to Land Records is now available. Please email to circuitcourtclerkinformation@richmondgov.com if you would like more information regarding this subscription service.

    Reserving Equipment

    The Court has document cameras and data video projectors available for use in circuit courtrooms. To reserve the equipment, please call the office of the judge assigned to the case at least two days in advance.

    Richmond-John Marshall Criminal-Traffic General District Court

    The General District Court for the City of Richmond is divided into two locations including both the criminal and traffic courts at each address. Please refer to your summons or subpoena to determine the correct address for your court appearance.

    Clerk

    Ms Cecelia V. Garner

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (804) 646-6431
    Fax: (804) 646-6659

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    John Marshall Courts Building
    400 N. 9th Street
    Room 209
    Richmond, VA 23219-1508

    Judges

    • Hon. David M. Hicks, Chief Judge
    • Hon. L. B. Cann III
    • Hon. Claire G. Cardwell
    • Hon. Devika E. Davis
    • Hon. Mansi J. Shah
    • Hon. Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland

    Court Schedule

    If you have a case in court please check the the 
    online case information site
    to make sure the date or time has not changed due to unforeseen 
    circumstances.
    In Custody Arraignments
       Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
    Criminal Dockets/Bonded Arraignments
       Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
    Animal Care/Control
       Thur., 11:00 a.m.
    Traffic Dockets
       Mon. - Fri., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
    RMA Toll Dockets
       Tue., 1:00 p.m.
    Contested Bus Camera Violations
       3rd Tues., 1:00 p.m.
    City Parking Citations
       Wed., 2:00 p.m.
    

    Continuance Policy

    Continuances granted for good cause.

    Please see Local Court Links in the upper right corner of this page

    Forthcoming

    Richmond-Marsh Criminal-Traffic at Manchester General District Court

    Clerk

    Ms Cecelia V. Garner

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (804) 646-6677
    Fax: (804) 646-0387

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    920 Hull Street
    Richmond, VA 23224-4070

    Judges

    • Hon. David M. Hicks, Chief Judge
    • Hon. L. B. Cann III
    • Hon. Claire G. Cardwell
    • Hon. Devika E. Davis
    • Hon. Mansi J. Shah
    • Hon. Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland

    Court Schedule

    In Custody Video Arraignments
       Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
    Motions & Bonded Arraignments
       Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
    Criminal Dockets
       Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. with additional 
       times as needed
    Traffic Dockets (full traffic dockets will begin in September 2020)
       Mon. - Thurs., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
    Mental Health Dockets
       Mon., 2:00 p.m.
    City Code Dockets (city dockets will resume in September 2020)
       Wed., 2:00 p.m.
    Virginia Employment Commission Docket (starting in September 2020)
       3rd Fri. of the month, 9:00 a.m.
    

    Continuance Policy

    Continuances granted for good cause.

    Standing Order

    Please see Local Court Links in the upper right corner of this page

    Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

    Clerk

    Ms Felicia Edmonds-Rustin

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (804) 646-2942
    Fax: (804) 646-2906

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    Oliver Hill Courts Building
    1600 Oliver Hill Way
    Suite C181
    Richmond, VA 23219-1214

    Judges

    • Hon. Marilynn C. Goss-Thornton, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
    • Hon. Richard B. Campbell, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Brice Edward Lambert, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Mary E. Langer, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Ashley K. Tunner, Presiding Judge

    Court Schedule

    Arraignments
       Mon. - Fri., 8:45 a.m.
    Detention Hearings & Review
       Mon. - Fri., 11:00 a.m.
    Traffic Cases
       1st Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
    Motions Docket
       Mon. - Thurs., 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
    Support
       Days & times vary by Judge.
    Criminal & Civil
       Days & times vary by Judge.
    Driver's License Presentations
       1st Monday of every month unless otherwise indicated
    
    

    Continuance Policy

    Continuances granted by Judge on prior written motion (continuance policy in effect/form available).