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The circuit court has the authority to try all types of cases except as specifically provided by statute. The Criminal Division processes felony, misdemeanor appeal, traffic appeal, and juvenile appeal cases. The Circuit Court does not have jurisdiction over traffic cases unless they have been appealed to the Circuit Court. Please contact the General District if you have any questions pertaining to your traffic ticket at (757) 890-3450.

Criminal Hearings & Trials:

Criminal hearings and trials are set by contacting the Commonwealth’s Attorney at 757-890-3401.  If trials are not pre-set through the Commonwealth’s Attorney, they are set at docket call held at 9:00 a.m. on Term Day (the Third Tuesday in January, March, May, July, September, and November).  Should a Term Day fall on a legal holiday as set forth in § 2.2-3300, Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Term Day will be on the following day.

 Grand Jury Information: Grand Juries meet at 9:00 a.m. on the first day of the Term.

For York County-Poquoson Circuit Court Case Information, please visit the Virginia Supreme Court Case Information

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