Courts in Virginia

There are 359 Courts in Virginia, serving a population of 8,365,952 people in an area of 39,482 square miles. There is 1 Court per 23,303 people, and 1 Court per 109 square miles.

The state of Virginia is ranked 25th in Courts per capita, and 15th in Courts per square mile.

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Find Virginia Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

Virginia Appellate Courts

Court Name: Virginia Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Statute
Place(s) of Session: Alexandria, Bristol, Chesapeake, Fredericksburg, Lexington, Norfolk, Richmond, Salem, Williamsburg
Number of Judges: 11

Court Name: Virginia Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Richmond
Number of Judges: 7

Virginia Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Virginia Circuit CourtState LegislationDistrict/Circuit157
Virginia District CourtState LegislationDistrict/Circuit239
Virginia Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsLocal
Mental Health CourtsLocal
Veterans CourtsLocal
Virginia Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredNo
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: 6 Months, State Resident: 6 Months
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service3 years