General District Court

The court that most people have contact with is the general district court. The general district court handles most traffic violations. The general district court also hears minor criminal cases known as misdemeanors and conducts preliminary hearings for more serious criminal cases called felonies.

General district courts have exclusive authority to hear civil cases with claims of $4,500 or less and share authority with the circuit courts to hear cases with claims between $4,500 and $15,000. Examples of civil cases are landlord and tenant disputes, contract disputes and personal injury actions.

Contact Information

13049 W. James Anderson Hwy.
Buckingham, Virginia 23921
Phone: 434-969-4755
Fax: 434-969-1762

Pay Traffic Ticket Online

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Virginia Court Case Information

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