Virginia's Judicial System


Mathews General District Court

9th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Amy S. Pierce
email: [email protected]

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 725-2242
Phone: (804) 725-2242
Fax: (804) 725-2263
Fax: (804) 725-2263

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


10622 Buckley Hall Road
Liberty Square
Mathews, VA 23109

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 434, Mathews, VA 23109

Judges

  • Hon. Stephanie E. Merritt, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephen Ashton Hudgins, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Colleen K. Killilea

Court Schedule

2nd & 4th Monday
   9:00 a.m., Counsel Determination with Clerk
   9:30 a.m., Arraignments
   9:30 a.m., Virginia State Police
   10:00 a.m., Mathews Sheriff's office, VMRC, Game Warden, Animal 
   Control, Zoning
   1:00 p.m., Trials, preliminary hearings

Civil
   2nd & 4th Monday
     1:00 p.m., First Callings
     2:00 p.m., Small Claims
   **Contested civil trials set by the court**

Continuance Policy

FIRST MOTION TO CONTINUE MAY BE GRANTED BY THE CLERK. SUBSEQUENT MOTIONS TO CONTINUE MAY BE GRANTED BY THE JUDGE.