Virginia's Judicial System

Richmond-Civil General District Court

13th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Sandra Cox Blount


Phone: (804) 646-6461
Fax: (804) 646-8758

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


John Marshall Courts Building
400 N. 9th Street
Room 203
Richmond, VA 23219


  • Hon. Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Lawrence B. Cann III
  • Hon. Claire G. Cardwell
  • Hon. David Eugene Cheek Sr.
  • Hon. David M. Hicks
  • Hon. Jacqueline S. McClenney

Court Schedule

   Mon. - Fri., 8:45 a.m. & 9:00 a.m.
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
General Returns Dockets/Interrogatories
   Mon. - Fri., 10:00 a.m.
Contested Cases**
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Small Claims
   Tues., 11:00 a.m.

   *Motions submitted in writing will only be ruled upon by
   agreement or following a hearing noted by the parties.

**Other Times Available on an as Needed Basis to Accommodate the 
Needs of the Parties

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted for good cause.

Standing Order


Three Divisions

The City of Richmond General District Court shown on this Web page has two other divisions: