Virginia's Judicial System

Arlington Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

17th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Ronikka Katrice Lartey
email: [email protected]


Phone: (703) 228-4495
Fax: 703-228-7169

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


1425 North Courthouse Rd, Ste 4100
Arlington County Justice Center
Arlington, VA 22201

Mailing address: P.O. Box 925, Arlington, VA 22216


  • Hon. Robin L. Robb Kendrick, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. W. Michael Chick Jr.

Court Schedule

Arraignments and Advisories (in custody)
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Arraignments and Advisories (out of custody)
   Mon. - Thur., 2:00 p.m.
Bond Motions and Detention Hearings
   Mon. - Fri., 9:30 a.m.
Adjudicatory, Preliminary, Motions and Contested Hearings
   Mon. - Fri., 10:00 a.m. (Staggered Times)
Dispositional, Violation and Review Hearings
   Mon. - Thur., 2:30 p.m. (Staggered Times)
   1st and 3rd Tues. and Thur., 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (Staggered 
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Juvenile License Presentation
   1st Wed., 4:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Agreed continuance requests must be filed at least 5 days before the court date and may be granted by the Judge for good cause. If the continuance request does not meet these criteria, a motion may be filed. All court dates must be cleared by the Clerk.