Calendar, Hours & Closings

If you cannot complete your court-ordered conditions, such as community service or driving school due to closings, please submit a written request for additional time to complete these conditions. Requests should be mailed to:

Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court

2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10A

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Rescheduled hearing dates will be mailed to all parties as soon as cases are continued. Please keep the court updated of any address changes.

 2022 Closing

January 1 , 2022
Holiday (New Year's) - Court Closed
January 17, 2022
Holiday (Martin Luther King. Jr Day) - Court Closed
February 21, 2022
Holiday (George Washington Day) - Court Closed
May 30, 2022
Holiday (Memorial Day) - Court Closed
June 20, 2022
Holiday (Juneteenth) - Court Closed
July 4, 2022
Holiday (Independence Day) - Court Closed
September 5, 2022
Holiday (Labor Day) -  Court Closed
October 10, 2022
Holiday (Columbus Day and Yorktown Victory Day) - Court Closed
​November 8, 2022
​Election Day - Court Closed
November 11, 2022
Holiday (Veteran's Day) - Court Closed
November 23, 2022
Court Closes at 12:00 noon
November 24 & 25, 2022
Holiday (Thanksgiving) - Court Closed
​December 22, 2022
Court Closes at 12:00 noon
December 23, 2022
​​​Holiday (Christmas) - Court Closed
​December 26, 2022
Holiday (Christmas) - Court Closed​​​
​January 2, 2023
​Holiday (New Years) - Observed - Court Closed

 Docket Schedule

 Docket​​ Days Time
Arraignment by Clerk Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m.
Adult / Criminal Mon - Thurs 9:00, 10:30, & 11:30 a.m.
Bond Hearings Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m.
Contested Cases Mon - Fri To be set by each courtroom 1:30
Custody, Visitation, & Support Mon - Fri
9:00, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Domestic Violence Mon - Thurs 9:00,  10:30, & 11:30 a.m.
Dept of Human Services (DHS) Mon - Thurs 9:00, 10:00, & 11:00 a.m.
Dept of Child Support Enforcement (DSE) Mon - Thurs 9:00 Effective April 02 Mon-Wed
Incarcerated Adult Arraignments Mon - Fri 11:30 a.m.
Juvenile Delinquent & CHINS Mon - Thurs 9:00, 10:30, 11:30 a.m.
Juvenile Traffic Friday 9:00 a.m
Juvenile Video Detention Hearings Mon - Fri
11:00 a.m.
Misc. Motion / Civil Motions Mon - Fri 10:00 a.m. Other times set by Courtroom
Presentation of Operator's License Wed 4:00 p.m.​ ​
​Protective Orders Emergency​Mon-Fri​9:00 a.m.
​Protective Orders Trials​Fri​9am​


 Docket Start Times

​The docket starts at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 and 1:30. Parties are subpoenaed or summoned to court 30 minutes​ earlier. This allows adequate time to find parking, get into the building and check in with the Clerk. For the 11:00 a.m. Department of Child Support Enforcement (DSE) docket, the parties are subpoenaed or summoned for 10:00 a.m. ​

 Inclement Weather & Closings

​​​Closing the Courts: 

In the event of inclement weather or emergency, court closures will be posted on vbgov.com  and local news channels by 6:15 am. The Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will also post announcements on Facebook, Twitter and the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court direct line (757) 385-4391.

Continued Cases:

Following a court closure for inclement weather or some other emergency, all cases scheduled on the affected date(s) will be continued. All parties will receive a summons or notice of hearing with the new court date. It may take 2 to 3 weeks for the Clerk's Office to continue these cases. Please do not call in to request a continuance date. 


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