Virginia Beach Traffic Court | Frequently Asked Questions
Going to court can be an intimidating experience, especially if you’ve never attended court before. Here, we answer some FAQ’s people have about going to Virginia Beach General District Court.
Where is Virginia Beach General District Court Located?
Virginia Beach General District Court is located at 2425 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.
What are the hours of Virginia Beach General District Court?
The hours of Virginia Beach General District Court are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where should I park?
There are two parking lots in front of the Virginia Beach court house. Parking is free.
What should I wear to court?
For women, we recommend a nice dress or a blouse with a skirt or slacks. For men, we recommend a button-down shirt with slacks. If you are a member of the U.S. Military, you do not have to wear your uniform unless your command requires it.
Can I move my court date?
We get it. Life happens – job trips come up, babies are due, sometimes you get sick. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you or your lawyer may be able to move your court date. Give us a call if you have more questions about this process.
Who are the judges in the Virginia Beach General District Court?
The judges in Virginia Beach General District Court are Hon. Daniel R. Lahne, Hon. Afshin Farashahi, Hon. Vivian F. Henderson, Hon. Salvatore R. Iaquinto, Hon. Sandra S. Menago, and Hon. Paul D. Merullo.
Do Commonwealth Attorneys get involved in Virginia Beach traffic court?
In the General District Court, the Virginia Beach Commonwealth Attorney’s office typically doesn’t prosecute reckless driving cases, but they do get involved for charges like DUI. At the Circuit Court level, the Commonwealth Attorney’s office does get involved in prosecuting any traffic case, even a minor speeding ticket.
How much will I be fined in Virginia Beach General District Court?
In Virginia Beach General District Court, the judges determine what fines you will pay. Fines can be as low as $25 for minor infractions and as high as $2,500 for reckless driving. You will also have to pay court costs.
How can I pay fines and court costs for Virginia Beach General District Court?
You can pay fines and court costs for Virginia Beach General District Court by visiting this webpage.
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