Courts & Judiciary

  1. Chesapeake General District Court

    Physical Address
    307 Albemarle Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23322


    Fax

    • 757-382-3170 (Financial Division)
    • 757-382-3171 (Traffic Division)
    • 757-382-3171 (Criminal Division)
    • 757-382-3113 (Civil Division)


    Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.





  1. Chesapeake Circuit Court

    Physical Address
    307 Albemarle Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Fax: 757-382-3080

    Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.




  1. Chesapeake Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court

    Physical Address
    301 Albemarle Drive
    Second Floor
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Fax: 757-382-8152

    Hours
    Monday through Friday 
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 



  1. Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk


    Physical Address
    307 Albemarle Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23322



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General Information

There is a circuit court in each city and county in Virginia. The circuit court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Virginia. The circuit court handles all civil cases with claims of more than $15,000. It shares authority with the general district court to hear matters involving claims between $4,500 and $15,000. The circuit court has the authority to hear serious criminal cases called felonies.

The circuit court also handles family matters, including divorce. In addition, the circuit court hears cases appealed from the general district court and from the juvenile and domestic relations district court.