Virginia's Judicial System


Hopewell General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

6th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 541-2257
Fax: (804) 541-2364

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Front Counter: 8:30AM-4:00PM

Address


100 East Broadway
Hopewell, VA 23860

General District Judges

  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephen D. Bloom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. C. Ridley Bain
  • Hon. H. Lee Townsend III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

General District
Monday - Criminal
8:30 a.m., Bonded Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Video arraignments/bond hearings
9:30 a.m., Trials/non-attorney cases
10:00 a.m., Trials/attorney cases
11:30 a.m., Code enforcement cases

Tuesday - Police Dept. Traffic
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments/bond hearings
9:00 a.m., Non-attorney public cases
10:00 a.m., Attorney docket/trials

Wednesday - Civil
9:00 a.m., Attorney cases
10:00 a.m., Non-attorney cases
11:00 a.m., Contested cases

Thursday - Sheriff's Dept. Traffic
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Video arraignments/bond hearings
9:30 a.m., Public docket
1:00 p.m., Attorney cases

Friday
10:00 a.m., Protracted civil cases


Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Every Monday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Protective orders

1st Monday
9:30 a.m. - noon, DSS/Foster care cases
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., DSS/Foster care cases

2nd & 4th Monday
9:30 a.m. - noon, Contested custody/visitation cases
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Non-DCSE contested support cases

3rd Monday
9:30 a.m. - noon, Custody/visitation cases
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., CHINS/truancy cases

Wednesday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Protective orders
9:30 a.m. - noon, Contested custody/visitation cases
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Non-DCSE support cases

Thursday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m. - noon, Adult/juvenile criminal trials
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Dispositional cases
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Adult/juvenile criminal trials

2nd & 4th Friday
8:30 a.m., Bonded arraignments
9:00 a.m., Protective orders
10:00 a.m. - noon, DCSE support cases
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., DCSE support cases

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge.