Virginia's Judicial System


Albemarle Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

16th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Jody Ann Shelley

Phone/Fax


Phone: (434) 979-7165
Fax: (434) 293-0211

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


411 E. High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Judges

  • Hon. Edward DeJ. Berry, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Frank W. Somerville, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David M Barredo
  • Hon. Deborah S. Tinsley
  • Hon. Claude V. Worrell

Court Schedule

Adult Criminal
   1st, 2nd, & 4th Mon.
   First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Trials, 9:30 a.m.
   Preliminary Hearings, 11:00 a.m.
Juvenile Criminal Cases
   1st, 3rd, & 4th Tues.
   First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Trials, 9:30 a.m.
Custody, Visitation & Status Changes
   1st & 3rd Thurs.
   Motions, 9:00 a.m.
   All cases begin at 9:30 a.m.
   CHINS & CHINSUP Cases, 3rd Mon. & 2nd Tues., 9:00 a.m.
Abuse & Neglect & Foster Care Cases
   1st & 3rd Wed.,
   Trials, 2:00 p.m.
Support
   1st & 3rd Fri.
   DCSE First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Non-DCSE, 1st, 2nd, & 4th Wed., 2:00 p.m.
Traffic
   2nd Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Contested Cases
   Set by the Judge & Clerk


Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge, Clerk, or Commonwealth's Attorney.