Virginia's Judicial System


King and Queen Circuit Court

9th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Deborah F. Longest
email: DLongest@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 785-5984
Fax: (804) 785-5698

Clerk's Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address


P. O. Box 67
Court House
King And Queen, VA 23085-0067

Judges

  • Hon. Thomas B. Hoover, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Richard Y. AtLee Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Michael E. McGinty
  • Hon. Jeffrey W. Shaw

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 2nd Tuesday, Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Should a Term Day fall on a legal holiday as set forth in Section 2.1-21, Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Term Day will be on the following day.
  • Praecipes must be filed seven days preceding Civil Term Day.
  • Civil cases set for trial by conference call with the judge.
  • Instructions must be submitted 2 days prior to trial.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are rarely used and only at request of attorneys.
  • Local Rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4 for divorce cases.