York General District Court
9th Judicial District of Virginia
Ms Melanie H. Stephens
Phone: (757) 890-3450, (757) 890-3451
Fax: (757) 890-3459
Clerk's Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
P. O. Box 316
300 Ballard Street
Yorktown, VA 23690-0316
**Effective July 1st, the court's hours of operations will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.**
- Hon. Stephen Ashton Hudgins, Chief Judge
- Hon. Colleen K. Killilea
- Hon. Stephanie E. Merritt
Counsel Determinations Mon. - Wed., 8:30 a.m. Show Cause Hearings, Motions & Pleas Wed., 8:00 a.m. Traffic York Sheriff's Office 1st, 3rd, & 4th Mon., 9:00 a.m. Wed., 1:30 p.m. City of Poquoson Police 2nd Mon., 9:00 a.m. 4th Wed., 9:00 a.m. Virginia State Police Tues., 8:00 a.m. Criminal York Sheriff's Office Mon., 1:30 p.m. (except 3rd Mon.) Wed., 9:00 a.m. City of Poquoson Police 2nd Mon., 10:00 a.m. 4th Wed., 10:00 a.m. Virginia State Police Tues., 2:00 p.m. Civil Uncontested Cases Tues., 1:00 p.m. Contested Trials 3rd Mon., 2:00 p.m. 5th Thurs. and 4th & 5th Fri., 9:00 a.m. Small Claims 3rd Mon., 1:30 p.m. Game Warden & Marine Resources Cases 3rd & 4th Mon., 11:00 a.m. Animal Control - York County 3rd & 4th Mon., 11:00 a.m. Animal Control - City of Poquoson 2nd & 4th Mon., 11:00 a.m.
In civil cases, first agreeable to both sides granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge. In criminal cases, first continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently by Judge. In traffic cases, first continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently by Judge.