Virginia's Judicial System

Hopewell Circuit Court

6th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Tamara J. Ward


Phone: (804) 541-2239
Fax: (804) 541-2438

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


P. O. Box 310
100 E. Broadway
Room 251
Hopewell, VA 23860-2715


  • Hon. W. Allan Sharrett, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Nathan Curtis Lee

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 2nd Tuesday, Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • Motions Day, 2nd and 4th Fridays.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Civil cases set by praecipe.
  • Civil Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Criminal Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in partition suits.
  • Instructions must be submitted 5 days prior to trial.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.