Virginia's Judicial System

Richmond-Marsh Criminal-Traffic at Manchester 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


Ms Cecelia V. Garner


Phone: (804) 646-6677
Fax: (804) 646-0387

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


920 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224-4070


  • Hon. David M. Hicks, Chief Judge
  • Hon. L. B. Cann III
  • Hon. Devika E. Davis
  • Hon. Mansi J. Shah
  • Hon. Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland

Court Schedule

In Custody Video Arraignments
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
Motions & Bonded Arraignments
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Criminal Dockets
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. with additional 
   times as needed
Traffic Dockets (full traffic dockets will begin in September 2020)
   Mon. - Thurs., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
Mental Health Dockets
   Mon., 2:00 p.m.
City Code Dockets (city dockets will resume in September 2020)
   Wed., 2:00 p.m.
Virginia Employment Commission Docket (starting in September 2020)
   3rd Fri. of the month, 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted for good cause.

Standing Order

Please see Local Court Links in the upper right corner of this page

Three Divisions

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