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Court Closings, Inclement Weather, Holidays

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Court Closings, Inclement Weather, Holidays

Inclement Weather

The Courts render an essential service to the public; therefore, it is rare that the Court closes due to inclement weather.

State law stipulates that the Clerk's Office may only be closed upon order of the Court.

Therefore, in the event of inclement weather, the Court, not county administration, determines whether the Court and the Clerk's Office will be closed.

Please note that media announcements regarding inclement weather closings/delayed openings for Chesterfield County government offices do not apply to the Court’s or Clerk's Office’s.

Inclement weather closings/delays for Chesterfield Courts will be announced through various local media outlets and on Chesterfiel.gov.

General District Court 

To confirm the operating hours of the General District Court Clerk's Office in the event of inclement weather, please call (804) 748-1231.

2018 Holiday Schedule

New Year’s Day – January 1 (Monday)
Day after New Year’s Day – January 2 (Tuesday; closed per court order)
Lee-Jackson Day - January 12 (Friday)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 15(Monday)

Presidents' Day - February 19 (Monday)

Memorial Day - May 28 (Monday)

Independence Day - July 4 (Wednesday)

Labor Day - September 3 (Monday)

Columbus Day - October 8 (Monday)

Veterans Day - November 12 (Monday)
Day before Thanksgiving – November 21 (Wednesday)

  • Circuit Court (Wednesday; closing at noon per court order; recording hours 8-11a.m.)
  • General District Court (Wednesday; closing at noon per court order; recording hours)

Thanksgiving Day - November 22 (Thursday)
Day After Thanksgiving - November 23 (Friday)

Christmas Eve – December 24 (Monday)
Christmas Day - December 25 (Tuesday)
New Year’s Eve – December 31 (Monday; closed per court order)