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.

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
Friday, November 24
Clerk's office closed except for emergency filings
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26
Clerk's office closed except for emergency filings

2018 Holidays

Date Holiday
Monday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 15 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 19 Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 3
Labor Day
Monday, October 8
Columbus Day
Monday, November 12 Veterans Day Observed
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day