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Clerk of Court
The Honorable Wendy S. Hughes

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This email account is intended for general inquiries only. For specific case-related inquiries, please call the Clerk’s Office during public service hours to speak with a staff member in the appropriate division.

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The Court does not accept case-related filings via the Internet, e-mail or fax.
Filings are accepted via mail, courier or hand delivery.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 125
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0125

Street Address
9500 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Phone: (804) 748-1241

Public Service Hours
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Recording Hours
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

 
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Circuit Court Clerk - Jury Information - General Information

Jury Services
804-751-4411 (Jury Coordinator)
804-796-7116 (Petit/Trial Jury Information Line)
804-748-1241 (Jury Questionnaire and Circuit Court Information)
804-748-5808 (Fax)
The Jury Coordinator works in the Chesterfield County Circuit Court Clerk's Office and acts as a liaison between the Court and the potential petit (trial) jurors.

Juror Questionnaire Information - The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office manages the juror questionnaire process.  This process includes the annual mailing of approximately 18,000 juror questionnaires to randomly selected Chesterfield County residents, the review of responses by Jury Commissioners appointed by the Chief Judge and the processing of the Commissioners’ decisions, creating a list of citizens qualified to serve petit (trial) jury duty.  For more information about this process, see Questions and Answers Regarding a Juror Questionnaire.

Petit (Trial) Jury Summons Information -The Jury Coordinator is usually the first person petit (trial) jurors come in contact with after they have been summoned by the Clerk to serve petit jury duty. The Jury Coordinator is responsible for disseminating information about jury duty to summoned jurors and organizing and providing orientation to jury pools on the day of trial.

For general information regarding serving jury duty in Virginia, see the Answer Book for Jury Service provided by the Virginia Supreme Court.

For commonly asked questions about the summons for petit jury duty in Chesterfield Circuit Court, see Questions and Answers Regarding a Summons for Petit Jury Service.  

Grand Jury Information - The Grand Jury convenes on the third Monday of every odd-numbered month, except in January, when the Grand Jury convenes on Tuesday following the third Monday.  Citizens summoned for Grand Jury service report to the Clerk’s Office by 8:30 a.m. on Term Day.  For general information regarding serving as a grand juror in Virginia, see the Handbook for Virginia Grand Jurors provided by the Virginia Supreme Court.

Location and Reporting Instructions - The Circuit Court and its Clerk’s Office are located in the main Courts Building at 9500 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, VA  23832.  When visiting the Courts Building or reporting to the building for jury service, please leave all electronic equipment such as laptop or hand-held computers, cell phones and cameras as well as any sharp instruments in your vehicle.  Petit (trial) jurors are to report to the Jury Assembly Room which is located on the 2nd floor of the building.  Grand jurors are to report to the reception area of the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office which is located on the 1st floor of the building.

 

 
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