Virginia's Judicial System

Gloucester Circuit Court

9th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Margaret F. Walker


Phone: (804) 693-2502
Fax: (804) 693-2186

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


7400 Justice Drive, Room 327
Gloucester, VA 23061


  • Hon. Michael E. McGinty, Chief Judge
  • Hon. B. Elliott Bondurant
  • Hon. Richard H. Rizk
  • Hon. Jeffrey W. Shaw

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 1st Monday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept., & Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of term, 9:00 a.m.
  • All cases set on Term Day; civil cases set by praecipe only.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.; docket call at 10:00 a.m.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • Should a Term Day fall on a legal holiday as set forth in Section 2.1-21, Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Term Day will be on the following day.
  • Pendente Lite and motions heard on motions day set by the judge.