Hours & Holidays


Office hours for the clerk's office are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, with the exception of holidays. The court's electronic case filing system is available for filing 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Counsel anticipating an after-hours emergency must contact the clerk's office during regular office hours to arrange after-hours coverage.

Office closings due to inclement weather are announced on the court’s main incoming line, (804) 916-2700, and under News & Announcements on the court's home page. Filing deadlines are extended to the next day the clerk’s office is open for business.

2016 Holidays

Date Holiday
Friday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 18 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 15 Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 5 Labor Day
Monday, October 10 Columbus Day
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 25 Clerk's office closed except for emergency filings
Friday, December 23 Clerk's office closed except for emergency filings
Monday, December 26 Christmas Day Observed

2017 Holidays

Date Holiday
Monday, January 2 New Year's Day Observed
Monday, January 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 20 Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 4 Labor Day
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 Veterans Day Observed
Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day