Circuit Court

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Virginia State SealThe Circuit Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction with authority to try both civil and criminal cases. The Circuit Court also has jurisdiction over divorce cases and adoptions. In criminal cases, the circuit court has jurisdiction over the trial of all felonies and of those misdemeanors originally charged in circuit court. The circuit court also hears appeals from general district court in civil and criminal cases and from juvenile and domestic relations district court.

​Important:  You must use Google Chrome to open the Judicial Settlement Conference Calendar ​

 Judicial Settlement Conference

 Docket

The Circuit Court Daily Docket is updated and posted to this website by 5:00 pm daily.  The handwritten number by each case is the Courtroom number the case will be in.  Courtrooms 1-8 are located on the 4th floor of building 10. Courtroom 9 & 10 are located on the 3rd Floor of building 10.  

To open the latest docket available click the link below:


​​We do our best to have the docket for the next business day posted by 5pm.  If we were unable to post it, please check the docket boards the morning of your trial to see which courtroom you are in.  The numbers beside the case indicate the courtroom number. 

 2017/18 Conference/Holiday Schedule

2017 Shedule
November 7- No Court- Election Day​
November 10-Holiday
November 22-Close at Noon
November 23-Holiday
November 24-Holiday
December 22- Close at Noon
December 25-Holiday
December 26-Holiday
December 27-29- No Court-Office is open

 
2018 Schedule
January 1, 2018-Holiday
January 2, 2018-Holiday
January 2- Holiday
January 12-Holiday
January 15-Holiday
February 19-Holiday
April 20-No Court- Regional Judicial Conference
May 14- No Court-Regional Judici​al Conference
May 15-No Court-Regional Judicial Conference
May 16-No Court-Regional Judicial Conference
May 17-No Court-Regional Judicial Conference
May 28-Holiday
July 4-Holiday
September 3-Holiday
September 14-No Court Regional Judicial Conference
October 8-Holiday
November 6- No Court- Election Day​
November 12-Holiday
November 21-Close at Noon
November 22-Holiday
November 23-Holiday
December 24-Holiday
December 25-Holiday
December 26-28- No Court-Office is open
December 31-Holiday

 
 

 Bar News

 Audio/Visual

SMART Board

 
The Court currently provides the following audio/visual equipment for trial: (We do not run the equipment for you but will assist you with how to hookup to it if you schedule an appt. in advance. )​  Please contact Cheryl Flannagan at ccflanna@vbgov.com to schedule a demo of equipment

 
(7) SMART Board interactive whiteboards in courtrooms 1, 3, 4, 6, & 8 available for use in hearings and during trials. The Smart board is, essentially, a large display mounted to the courtroom wall that can be used as a monitor or as an interactive whiteboard with the courts smart notebook software. We currently have two VGA connectors for connecting your laptop to display on our board and an HDMI cable.  If you are using an Apple MAC computer or another computer that does not have a VGA or HDMI port, you will need to provide the adapter.

 
(2) 90" LED Flat Screen Displays with Barco Clickshare wireless presentation devices attached in courtroom 2,5,9, & 10​. You will need to have a USB port in order to use this system on your laptop.  To use the Barco Clickshare wireless system with a Tablet or an Iphone, you will need to download the ClickShare App from the Itunes store prior to coming to court.  To use with a laptop or macbook, you will plug in a wireless USB device to your laptop. ​

 
Both systems will project video and audio from your laptop to the monitors. You can play DVD's from your laptop and show photographs and documents from your laptop.  Basically, whatever is displayed on your laptop will project to our monitors. 
 
To SCHEDULE A DEMO OF OUR AUDIO/VISUAL for an upcoming trial, please send an email at Cheryl Flannagan at   ccflanna@vbgov.com . Please try and schedule one to two weeks in advance.
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