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  • Hon. Lucretia A. Carrico, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Paul W. Cella, Chief Judge

Continuance Policy
Continuances are granted by the judge and clerk.

Court Schedule
Find court schedules for Monday through Friday in the tables below.

Monday - Felonies & Traffic


Court Information
Time
Felony Preliminary Hearings and Related Misdemeanors  8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and
10:30 a.m.
Arraignments (Individuals on Bond), Reviews and Motions  11:30 a.m.
Video Arraignments and Bond Motions (Incarcerated Defendants)  1 p.m.
Misdemeanor Trials with Police Officers including DUI (A&B Squad tentative)  2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
 
Tuesday - Traffic

Court Information
Time
Traffic City Officers (C&D Squad)  8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
State Police  10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to
1 p.m.
Video Arraignments for Riverside
2:30 p.m.
Administrative Traffic Hearings (every other week)  3 p.m.

Wednesday - Misdemeanors & DUI


Court Information
Time
Misdemeanor Trials with Police Officers, including DUIs (C&D Squad) 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. 
Arraignments (Individuals on bond), Reviews and Motions 11:30 a.m.
Video Arraignments and Bond Motions (Incarcerated Defendants)   1 p.m.
Animal Control Officers 2 p.m., first and third Wednesday of the month
Trials, Citizen Complaints, and  Misdemeanors 2 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday of the month
ABC Violations  2 p.m., first Wednesday of the month
Trials, Citizen Complaints, and Misdemeanors (Game Wardens)
 3 p.m., first Wednesday of the month

Thursday - Traffic (East Tabb Street)

Court Information
Time
City Officers (A&B Squads)
8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. 
State Police 10:30 a.m. 
State Police  11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Local Police Officers (Designated) Traffic Division Schedule: Officer Viera (First), Officer McClellan (Second), Officer Womack (Third), Officer Gullmart (Fourth)  2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Administrative Traffic Hearings Civil (Off Site)  3:30 p.m. 
Return date on Civil Cases  8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Attorney (Mass Filers)  10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. 
Small Claims  10:30 a.m., first Thursday of the month
Trials (Contested Matters)
1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Friday

Court Information
Time
Felony Preliminary Hearings and Related Misdemeanors
8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Arraignments (People on Bond), Reviews, and Motions  11:30 a.m.
Video Arrangements and Bond Motions (Incarcerated Defendants)  1 p.m.
Felony Citizen Complaints (Preliminary Hearings)  2 p.m. 
ASAP
2 p.m., first Friday of the month
Sex Offenders
2 p.m., fourth Friday of the month


Contact Us
Joyce A. Street
Clerk

35 E. Tabb St.
Petersburg, VA 23803

Ph: 804-733-2374
Fx: 804-733-2375

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Staff Directory
City of Petersburg - Virginia