Virginia's Judicial System

Newport News-Criminal General District Court

7th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Faye L. Rogers


Phone: (757) 926-8811
Fax: (757) 926-7026

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


2500 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607-4307


  • Hon. Richard C. Kerns, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Christopher R. Papile, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Tyneka L. D. Flythe
  • Hon. Michael S. Stein

Court Schedule

Courtroom A
   Bond Hearings
   8:30 a.m., Mon. - Fri.
   Video Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Mon. - Fri.
   Commonwealth Trials/City Trials
   10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., Mon. - Fri.
   City Attorney Trials
   1:30 p.m., 4th Wed. of each month
Courtroom C
   Non Violent Commonwealth Trials
   9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.,
     11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m., Wed.

Continuance Policy

Continuance granted first time for good reason.

Three Divisions

Newport News General District Court has three divisions: