Criminal Cases

Criminal Court Calendar

Court Calendar – Criminal Felony and Misdemeanor cases are heard at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

Time to Pay

TIME TO PAY means the Clerk’s Office will extend the due date of fine(s) and costs due the Court if you need more time than the 30 days allowed by statute. Payment arrangements may be set up at the Court ONLY if the monies have not been transmitted to our Collection Agency.

 

Appeals

If convicted by the General District Court, you have the right to appeal within 10 calendar days after your trial date. You must appeal in person, or if you live more than 50 miles from the court, it may be done in writing. Once you appeal, a new trial date will be set in Henrico County Circuit Court.

If you have further questions, you should contact an attorney. The Clerk’s Office staff is prohibited from giving any legal advice**

You may also contact Central Virginia Legal Aid at (804) 344-9857

 

Continuances

1. Purpose:
To establish policies and procedures to assist individuals when requesting a continuance.

2. Policy:
It is the policy of this court that continuances are granted by the presiding Judge and will be reviewed on the court date. Continuances will not be granted prior to the scheduled court date. There are no exceptions.

3. Procedure:
Continuances may be requested in writing, or by Facsimile (804) 501-7388. The request should be made as far in advance of the scheduled court date as is practicable. It is the defendant’s duty to contact the court on the scheduled court date, or as soon as possible thereafter, and inquire as to the Judges ruling on the request. If the request is granted, the new court date will be provided to the defendant once the court is contacted. The court will not notify the defendant of the new court date.

Contact Us

General District Court

Delivery Address
4301 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone (Civil)
(804) 501-4727
Phone (Crim/Traf)
(804) 501-4723

Fax (Civil)
(804) 501-4141
Fax (Crim/Traf)
(804) 501-7388

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Inclement Weather Policy
In the event of bad weather please listen to WRVA AM 1140 or WWBT Channel 12 for the latest closing information.