Virginia's Judicial System

Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

4th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Debra A. Hill


Phone: (757) 664-7340
Fax: (757) 683-2219

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


800 East City Hall Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510-2727


  • Hon. Lyn Michele Simmons-Jones, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. M. Randolph Carlson II, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Lauri D. Hogge, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Joseph P. Massey, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. William P. Williams, Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

   Mon. - Thurs., 11:30 a.m.
Adult Criminal
   Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m.
   Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m.
   Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Domestic Violence Matters
   Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m.
Foster Care
   Fridays or afternoon dockets - times & days depend on Judge
Disp/Prob Reviews
   Fridays - times depend upon Judge
Contested Cases (lengthy trials & preliminary hearings)
   Mon. - Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
   Times may vary depending on Judge and number of cases scheduled.
Drivers' License Presentations
   Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances governed by Rule 8:14. Continuances granted by Judge on motion for good cause.