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 and Announcements on the Internet home page.  Filing deadlines are extended to the next day the clerk’s office is open for business.

2014 Holidays


Date Holiday
Wednesday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 20 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 17 Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 26 Memorial Day
Friday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 1 Labor Day
Monday, October 13 Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 27 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 28 Clerk's Office closed except for emergency filings
Thursday, December 25 Christmas Day
Friday, December 26 Clerk's Office closed except for emergency filings

2015 Holidays


Date Holiday
Thursday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 19 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 16 Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day
Friday, July 3 Independence Day Observed
Monday, September 7 Labor Day
Monday, October 12 Columbus Day
Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 25 Christmas Day