Protective Orders

The J&DR District Court can issue preliminary family abuse protective orders, if you feel your life and/or safety is in danger from a family or household member. 

Call 911 if you are in immediate danger.

Magistrate’s Office

The Magistrate has the authority to issue emergency protective orders 24/7.  Please contact the Magistrate if the court is not open (before or after business hours).

12th District Chief Magistrate
Ryan Jones

Chesterfield Office
6900 Mimms Loop Drive
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Phone: 804-748-1410
Fax: 804-717-6260

For additional information about family abuse protective orders in Chesterfield (PDF) or Domestic Violence Resources.