Virginia's Judicial System

King William Circuit Court

9th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Tina T. Glazebrook


Phone: (804) 769-4936
Phone: (804) 769-4937 (Criminal Division)
Phone: (804) 769-4938 (Civil Division)
Phone: (804) 769-4901 (Wills & Deed Division)
Fax: (804) 769-4991

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


351 Courthouse Lane, Suite 130
King William, VA 23086

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  • Hon. Benjamin Elliott Bondurant, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Holly B. Smith, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Richard H. Rizk
  • Hon. Jeffrey W. Shaw

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 1st Monday, Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Grand Juries will meet at 9:00 a.m.
  • Criminal docket will be held at 9:00 a.m.
  • Civil docket will be held at 1:00 p.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are rarely used and only at the written request of attorneys.
  • Instructions must be submitted 3 days prior to trial.
  • Should a Term Day fall on a legal holiday as set forth in Section 2.1-21, Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Term Day will be on the following day.
  • Praecipes must be filed seven days preceding Civil Term Day.