Roanoke City General District Court
23rd Judicial District of Virginia
Mr Rick S. Kahl
Traffic: (540) 853-2767
Criminal: (540) 853-2361
Civil: (540) 853-2364
Judges' Chambers & Clerk: (540) 853-2511
Fax: Traffic Fax: (540) 853-2487
Fax: Civil Fax: (540) 853-5826
Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
315 W. Church Ave. S.W.
Roanoke, VA 24016-5007
**Cell phones are prohibited in the courthouse by the public.**
**All persons entering any courtroom must dress and act in a respectful manner. Attire should be clean and neat. No halter tops, tank tops, hats, headbands, exposed underwear, flip flops and sunglasses. No clothing with rude, obscene or vulgar wording or pictures.**
- Hon. Francis W. Burkart III, Presiding Judge
- Hon. Scott R. Geddes, Presiding Judge
- Hon. Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi, Chief Judge
- Hon. Thomas W. Roe Jr.
Criminal Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Arraignments Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., & 11:00 a.m., Regular Dockets 1st Mon., 2:00 p.m., Bond forfeiture 1st Tues., 2:00 p.m., Animal docket 1st Thurs., 2:00 p.m., Zoning 2nd & 4th Thurs., 2:00 p.m., Therapeutic docket 3rd Thurs., 1:30 p.m., Interdicted Docket (Following Arraignments) Traffic Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., & 11:00 a.m., Regular Dockets 3rd Tues., 2:00 p.m., VASAP revocations Civil Tues. & Fri. 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. & 10:00 a.m., Regular Dockets 10:00 a.m., 1st & 2nd, Tues., 1st - 5th Fri., Small Claims 11:00 a.m., 1st - 4th Tues, 1st - 5th Fri., Motion to Rehear 1:30 p.m., Wed., Garnishments 2:00 p.m., Wed., Notice of & Show Cause Hearings 2:00 p.m., Thurs., Preset Regular Cases 2:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m., Mon - Fri., Preset Contested Cases
Continuances granted by Judge on motion or by written request prior to court date.