CIRCUIT COURT OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC AND THE BAR
As a result of the public health threat of COVID-19, the Richmond Circuit Court will follow a liberal continuation policy effective Monday, March 16, 2020. Attorneys are strongly encouraged to reschedule both civil and criminal jury trials scheduled for the remaining March term through April 6, 2020.
Persons summoned for jury duty or as a witness who are elderly, have underlying medical issues or have other compromising health issues and wish to be excused, are encouraged to notify the Court as soon as possible prior to the anticipated court date. Email, telephone and regular mail are the preferable means of notice.
The Circuit Court Clerk's office will remain open. All court users are encouraged to use the e-file system, e-recording system, remote access accounts, consent orders, and other technology, where appropriate, to reduce the in-person contact in the clerk's office. Please refer to the Court's website:
Check back often for any changes to this information. The clerk's office can be reached at 804-646-6505. General inquiries can be emailed to:
Richmond Circuit Court, John Marshall Courts Building, 400 N 9th St., Richmond, VA 23219