Virginia's Judicial System


Richmond-John Marshall Criminal-Traffic General District Court

13th Judicial District of Virginia

The General District Court for the City of Richmond is divided into two locations including both the criminal and traffic courts at each address. Please refer to your summons or subpoena to determine the correct address for your court appearance.

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Rebecca Schmidt

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 646-6431
Fax: (804) 646-6659

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


John Marshall Courts Building
400 N. 9th Street
Room 209
Richmond, VA 23219-1508

Judges

  • 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

In Custody Arraignments
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
Criminal Dockets/Bonded Arraignments
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Animal Care/Control
   Thur., 11:00 a.m.
Traffic Dockets
   Mon. - Fri., 11:30 a.m.
RMA Toll Dockets
   Tue., 2:00 p.m.
Contested Bus Camera Violations
   3rd Tues., 2:00 p.m.
City Parking Citations
   Wed., 2:00 p.m.
City Code Dockets
   Thur., 1:30 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted for good cause.

Standing Order

Forthcoming

Three Divisions

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