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COURT UPDATES &

CONTACT INFORMATION

News & Updates

Temperature screening implemented at the Chesapeake Courthouse.

Effective November 23, 2020, the Sheriff shall screen the temperature of each person entering the Courthouse.

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Virginia Supreme Court issues guidance for remote hearings for civil cases

The Virginia Supreme Court has issued guidance for holding remote access hearings in civil cases. Please see attached document.

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Effective July 20, 2020, the Circuit Court docket is opening to criminal bench trials

Effective July 20, 2020, the Circuit Court docket is opening to criminal bench trials, if a hearing request form is submitted timely, and the docket allows.

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Effective July 1, 2020, Rule 3A:11 governing criminal discovery in Circuit Court has changed.

Effective July 1, 2020, the changes to Rule 3A:11 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia governing Circuit Court discovery take effect. Thank you to the Chesapeake Commonwealth's Attorney's Office for their hard work on a model order.

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Court Contact Information

Supreme Court of Virginia 

P.O. Box 1315 100 North Ninth Street 

5th Floor Richmond, VA 23219-1315  

(804) 786-2251

Chesapeake Circuit Court

301 Albemarle Drive Second Floor Chesapeake, VA 23322-5501 Clerk’s Office: (757) 382-3000 Judges’ Chambers: (757) 382-3050
 

Virginia Court of Appeals

109 North Eighth Street

Richmond, VA 23219-2321

(804) 371-8428
 

Chesapeake General District Court

307 Albemarle Drive Civic Center Chesapeake, VA 23322-5571

(757) 382-3100

Chesapeake Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

301 Albemarle Drive Second Floor Chesapeake, VA 23322-5501 
(757) 382-8100

Public Defender & Commonwealth Attorney Contact Information

Chesapeake Public

Defender's Office 

Public Defender: Kathleen Ortiz

524 Albemarle Drive Ste 1

Chesapeake, VA, 23322

Phone: (757) 382-0098 

Fax: (757) 382-0096 

Chesapeake Commonwealth's Attorney's Office  

Commonwealth Attorney: Nancy Parr 

307 Albemarle Drive, Suite 200A

Chesapeake, Virginia 23322

Phone: (757) 382-3200

Fax: (757) 382-3227