Virginia's Judicial System

Goochland Circuit Court

16th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Amanda Adams


Phone: (804) 556-5353
Fax: (804) 556-4962

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


P. O. Box 196
2938 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063


  • Hon. Timothy K. Sanner, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Claude V. Worrell II, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David M Barredo
  • Hon. Dale B. Durrer
  • Hon. David B. Franzen
  • Hon. Cheryl V. Higgins

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m. except Motion Days which begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • Terms begin, 2nd Tuesday, Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Civil cases set on Term Day by praecipe.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are rarely utilized and only by agreement of Counsel.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • Goochland Circuit Court sends copies of orders by regular mail.