Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY CRIMINAL, RECKLESS DRIVING AND TRAFFIC ATTORNEYS

The lawyers at Jurach, Tacey and Quitiquit regularly appear in Hanover.  Our lawyers regularly practice in the Hanover General District Court, Hanover Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and the Hanover County Circuit Court.  Adam, Brian and Tony handle cases from serious felonies to  misdemeanors and even traffic summonses in Hanover.  They use their experience to help  you.

Criminal Charges in Hanover County

Have you been charged with a crime in Hanover County?  Our lawyers defend clients regularly in Hanover County.  Adam, Brian and Tony all served as Assistant Commonwealth Attorneys in Hanover before starting their firm.  We defend people charged in Hanover County Courts for Misdemeanors and Felonies.  The Commonwealth’s Attorney prosecutes all criminal cases in Hanover that could potentially lead to jail time.

Reckless Driving and Traffic Tickets in Hanover County

Reckless Driving is a serious charge that can leave you with a criminal record, points, suspended license, and potentially jail time.  The lawyers at Jurach, Tacey & Quitiquit practice in Hanover.  Unlike criminal cases the Commonwealth’s Attorney does not get involved.  In most cases we are able to keep our clients from coming to Court.  Most of the Reckless Driving tickets in Hanover come from the Interstate 95 and Interstate 295 as people are passing through the state.  We have made it easier for out of state drivers to obtain their driving record for a Hanover County, Virginia reckless driving or speeding ticket.  You can access a copy of your driving record on our website: Driving Record Request.

HANOVER COUNTY COURTS

Hanover County is situated north of Richmond.  Major Interstates I-95 and I-295 as well as Highways 1, 33, 301 and 360 cross the county at different points.  Hanover County opened its new courthouse in January 2017.

Hanover County Courthouse

Hanover General District Court

15th Judicial District of Virginia

Clerk

Ms Cheryl Lynn DeVaughn

Phone/Fax

Traffic/Criminal:
Phone: (804) 365-6191
Civil: (804) 365-6457
Fax: Traffic/Criminal: (804) 365-6290
Fax: Civil: (804) 365-6436

Clerk’s Office Hours

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Address

P. O. Box 176
District Courts Building
7515 Library Drive
Hanover, VA 23069-0176

DRESS CODE AND PROHIBITED ITEMS

In order to maintain order and to uphold the security, dignity and decorum of the court, the following dress code is applicable to all persons entering the courtroom of the Hanover General District Court.

Clothing shall be neat and clean without rips and tears. Shirts shall completely cover stomach area to belt line. The following shall NOT be worn in the courtroom: No exposed underwear, tube tops, halter necks, cut-off jeans or slacks, short shorts, shirts without sleeves (men), sunglasses, spaghetti straps, head gear of any kind (except items worn for religious or medical reasons).

The following are prohibited: pagers, video cameras, cellular telephones, voice recorders of any kind, reading of newspapers, magazines & books. Law Enforcement and officers of the court may keep pagers, cellular telephone and voice recorders on vibrate only.

Any deviation from this policy must first be approved on a case-by-case basis by the Judge.

Judges

  • Hon. Hugh S. Campbell, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. John R. Stevens, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David B. Caddell Jr.
  • Hon. John S. Martin
  • Hon. Richard T. McGrath
  • Hon. Robert Eric Reibach
  • Hon. J. Bruce Strickland

Continuance Policy

Continuance policy can be found on the Hanover Court Home page Website in document http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/gd/Hanover/continuancepdf.pdf or on file in the clerk’s office.


Hanover Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

15th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk

Ms Susan S. Wood

Phone/Fax

Phone: (804) 365-6200
Fax: (804) 365-6246

Clerk’s Office Hours

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Address

P. O. Box 86
7515 Library Drive
2nd Floor
Hanover, VA 23069-0086

Judges

  • Hon. Shannon O. Hoehl, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Phillip U. Fines
  • Hon. John E. Franklin
  • Hon. Julian W. Johnson
  • Hon. William L. Lewis
  • Hon. Andrea M. Stewart
  • Hon. Georgia K. Sutton
  • Hon. Frank G Uvanni
  • Hon. Joseph A. Vance IV

Continuance Policy

Criminal and traffic cases must be submitted to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for approval. Civil cases need the signatures of all parties involved. All continuance requests must be approved by the Judge.


 

Hanover Circuit Court

15th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk

Hon. Frank D. Hargrove Jr.
email: FHargrove@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax

Phone: (804) 365-6150
Fax: (804) 365-6278

Clerk’s Office Hours

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Address

P. O. Box 39
7507 Library Drive
Hanover, VA 23069-0039

Judges

  • Hon. J. Overton Harris, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Joseph J. Ellis, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Sarah L. Deneke
  • Hon. Herbert M. Hewitt
  • Hon. Patricia Kelly
  • Hon. Michael E. Levy
  • Hon. Charles S. Sharp
  • Hon. Harry T. Taliaferro III
  • Hon. Gordon F. Willis
  • Hon. Victoria A. B. Willis