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The length of a "term" of court in the King George Circuit Court is four (4) months. Terms of court begin on the second Thursday of January, April, July, and October.
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The Circuit Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note that recording, issuance of marriage licenses and receipting ends at 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on scheduled State holidays. Call 540-775-3322 for court scheduling.
You are not required to have an attorney; however, it is highly recommended to consult one regarding your case. PLEASE NOTE that the Circuit Court's staff cannot give you legal advice, recommend legal action, or interpret legal documents, procedures, or requirements. Further, they are not responsible for the content of documents submitted to the Court or for ensuring that the parties comply with the filing requirements. You are encouraged to seek the advice of a licensed Virginia attorney for such matters.
The following are several options if you need assistance in finding an attorney:
Lists of the Law, Civil and Miscellaneous Filing Fees are available on-line at http://webdev.courts.state.va.us/cgi-bin/DJIT/ef_djs_ccfees_calc.cgi. They are only a guide and may change from time to time. Call the Clerk's Office at 540-775-3322 to determine the exact costs.
Misdemeanor and traffic infractions appealed to the Circuit Court from General District Court are set on the next term day after appeal is perfected. Criminal and Civil cases are set by the court on term days in accordance with local rules. Grand Juries convene on term day which is the second Thursday of January, April, July, and October.
Motions are scheduled by appointment only. Please call the clerk at 540-775-3322 for available dates. Trial dates for civil cases are set on term days by the filing of a praecipe.
The Circuit Court is located in the King George County Courts building:
9483 Kings HighwaySuite Number 3King George, Virginia 22485Phone: 540-775-3322Email