Virginia's Judicial System


Charlottesville 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 East 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, 3rd & 4th Fri.
   First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Trials, 9:30 a.m.
   Preliminary Hearings, 11:00 a.m.
CHINS/CHINS-UP
   1st & 3rd Mon.
   First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Trials, 9:30 a.m.
Juvenile Criminal/Traffic
   1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Tues.,
   First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Trials, 9:30 a.m.
Custody/Visitation
   1st & 3rd Tues.
   First appearance & motions, 9:00 a.m.
   Trials, 9:30 a.m.
Family Treatment Court
   Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Abuse/Neglect Foster Care
   2nd & 4th Wed.
   9:00 a.m., set all day as needed in increments
Bond & Detention Hearings, Preliminary Protective Orders
   Mon. - Fri., 1:30 p.m.
DCSE Support
   4th Tues., 9:00 a.m.
All Support
   1st & 3rd Wed., 9:00 a.m.
Contested Cases
   1st, 2nd & 3rd Mon., 2:00 p.m.
   4th Mon., 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
   1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Tues., 3:30 p.m.
   1st & 3rd Wed., 2:00 p.m.
   1st, 3rd & 4th Fri., 2:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Clerk with agreement of parties; criminal with consent of Commonwealth's Attorney.