Hanover General District Court
15th Judicial District of Virginia
Ms Cheryl Lynn DeVaughn
Phone: (804) 365-6191
Civil: (804) 365-6457
Fax: Traffic/Criminal: (804) 365-6290
Fax: Civil: (804) 365-6436
Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
P. O. Box 176
District Courts Building
7530 County Complex Rd 1st Floor
Hanover, VA 23069-0176
In order to maintain order and to uphold the security, dignity and decorum of the court, the following dress code is applicable to all persons entering the courtroom of the Hanover General District Court.
Clothing shall be neat and clean without rips and tears. Shirts shall completely cover stomach area to belt line. The following shall NOT be worn in the courtroom: No exposed underwear, tube tops, halter necks, cut-off jeans or slacks, short shorts, shirts without sleeves (men), sunglasses, spaghetti straps, head gear of any kind (except items worn for religious or medical reasons).
The following are prohibited: pagers, video cameras, cellular telephones, voice recorders of any kind, reading of newspapers, magazines & books. Law Enforcement and officers of the court may keep pagers, cellular telephone and voice recorders on vibrate only.
Any deviation from this policy must first be approved on a case-by-case basis by the Judge.
Payments taken Mon-Fri 8 AM to 3:45 PM
Payment Plans are done Mon-Fri 8 AM to 3:30 PM
- Hon. Hugh S. Campbell, Presiding Judge
- Hon. Robert Eric Reibach, Chief Judge
- Hon. David B. Caddell Jr.
- Hon. John S. Martin
- Hon. Richard T. McGrath
- Hon. J. Bruce Strickland
Mondays 8:15 a.m. - Arraignments 8:30 a.m.- Civil Garnishments 9:00 a.m. - Civil First Returns 1:30 p.m./ 2:30 p.m. - Civil Trials 1st, 2nd, 4th Mondays: 1:30 p.m. - Civil Small Claims 4th Mondays: 8:30 a.m. - Rider Safety Violations Tuesdays 8:15 a.m. - Arraignments 8:30 a.m. - Motions 9:00 a.m. - Criminal Trials 3rd, 4th, 5th Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - Civil First Returns 10:30 a.m. - Traffic Violations 1:30 p.m. - Criminal Trials 3rd, 4th & 5th Tuesdays: 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. - Civil Trials Wednesdays 8:15 a.m. - Arraignments 8:30 a.m. - Motions 9:00 a.m. - Criminal Trials 10:30 a.m. - Traffic Violations 1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m. - ASAP Violations 3rd, 4th, 5th Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. - CCP Violations Thursdays 8:15 a.m. - Arraignments 8:30 a.m. - Motions 9:00 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. - Criminal Trials 9:30 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. - Traffic Violations 1st & 3rd Thursdays: 1:30 p.m. - Animal Control Violations 2nd & 4th Thursdays: 1:30 p.m. - Game/Forestry/Zoning/Fire/Building Violations Fridays 8:15 a.m. - Arraignments 8:30 a.m. - Motions 9:00 a.m. - Criminal Trials 10:30 a.m. - Traffic Violations
Continuance policy can be found on the Hanover Court Home page Website in document http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/gd/Hanover/continuancepdf.pdf or on file in the clerk's office.