King and Queen County Court

Find King and Queen County Virginia courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.


King and Queen Circuit Court 242 Allens Circle King and Queen Court House VA 23085 804-785-5984


King and Queen County Court 242 Allens Circle King and Queen Court House VA 23085 804-785-5982

King and Queen Magistrate Court 242 Allens Circle King and Queen Court House VA 23085 804-785-7400

About King and Queen County Courts

Courts in King and Queen County, VA are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local King and Queen County and Virginia law and are housed in King and Queen County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In King and Queen County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In King and Queen County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • King and Queen County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing King and Queen County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • King and Queen County background checks
King and Queen County Court Records

King and Queen County court records are available to the public at the King and Queen County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at King and Queen County Courthouses.

King and Queen County Trial Courts

King and Queen County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in King and Queen County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include King and Queen County Probate Courts and King and Queen County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in King and Queen County, Virginia

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in King and Queen County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

Virginia Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. King and Queen County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in Virginia are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in Virginia state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the Virginia Supreme Court.