All non-essential, non-emergency court proceedings are suspended until April 6.
The non-essential proceedings that are suspended include:
All civil, traffic and criminal matters. EXCEPTIONS: Emergency protective orders, emergency child custody or protection cases, and civil commitment hearings, arraignments and bail reviews.
All court ceremonies, including ceremonies for juveniles receiving their driver’s licenses.
Note: Some judges may choose to proceed with ongoing jury trials. If you have questions about a specific case, call the court at: 757-664-4910 (Norfolk General District Court) or 757-769-8539 (Norfolk Circuit Court).
Prospective jurors in cases that cannot be postponed, jurors who are sick, or who are caring for someone who is sick, or who are in a high-risk category will be excused from duty.