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Virginia Circuit Courts

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Virginia Circuit Courts

The Circuit Courts are trial courts in Virginia that have broad jurisdiction over cases such as felonies, family matters, and civil claims over $25,000.[1] The Circuit Courts share jurisdiction with the General District Courts over civil claims between $4,500 and $25,000.[1]


Judicial Circuits

Circuit Counties served
1st Chesapeake
2nd Accomack, Northampton and Virginia Beach
3rd Portsmouth
4th Norfolk
5th Isle of Wight, Southampton and Suffolk
6th Brunswick, Greensville/Emporia, Hopewell, Prince George, Surry and Sussex
7th Newport News
8th Hampton
9th Charles City, Gloucester, James City/Williamsburg, King William, King and Queen, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent and York/Poquoson
10th Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg and Prince Edward
11th Amelia, Dinwiddie, Nottoway, Petersburg and Powhatan
12th Chesterfield and Colonial Heights
13th Richmond City
14th Henrico
15th Caroline, Essex, Fredericksburg, Hanover, King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland
16th Albemarle, Charlottesville, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Madison and Orange
17th Arlington
18th Alexandria
19th Fairfax County and City of Fairfax
20th Fauquier, Loudoun and Rappahannock
21st Henry, Martinsville and Patrick
22nd Danville, Franklin and Pittsylvania
23rd Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Salem
24th Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Lynchburg and Nelson
25th Alleghany/Covington, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Buena Vista, Craig, Highland, Rockbridge, Staunton and Waynesboro
26th Clarke, Frederick, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren and Winchester
27th Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Radford and Wythe
28th Bristol, Smyth and Washington
29th Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell
30th Lee, Scott and Wise/Norton
31st Prince William

See also

External links


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