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Fredericksburg Courthouse

There are three different courthouses in Fredericksburg, Virginia: the General District Court, located at 615 Princess Anne Street; the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, at 701 Princess Anne Street; and the Circuit Court, at 815 Princess Ann Street.

There is parking on the streets all around the courthouses, but most of the parking is limited to two hours, so take care to mind your time.  Cell phones, video cameras, and personal electronic devices are not allowed in any of these courthouses.

There is no Metro stop located near the courthouses, but there is a bus that runs in the area.  Behind the courthouses is Caroline Street where there are a number of places to grab something to eat, most notably Goolrick’s and Eileens.

Fredericksburg Circuit Court

815 Princess Anne Street P.O. Box 359Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0359

Phone: (540) 372-1066


  • Hon. Gordon F. Willis, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. J. Martin Bass
  • Hon. David H. Beck
  • Hon. Joseph J. Ellis
  • Hon. J. Overton Harris
  • Hon. Charles S. Sharp
  • Hon. Harry T. Taliaferro III


Phone Numbers

  • Phone: (540) 372-1066
  • Judge’s Chambers: (540) 372-1171
  • Fax: Judge’s Chambers: (540) 372-1174

Fredericksburg General District Court

P. O. Box 180615 Princess Anne StreetFredericksburg, VA 22404-0180


  • Hon. John R. Stevens, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Frank L. Benser, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Sarah L. Deneke
  • Hon. Michael E. Levy
  • Hon. Peter L. Trible
  • Hon. Gordon A. Wilkins


  • Mr. Royal P. Schmidt Jr.
  • Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Phone Numbers

Fredericksburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

701 Princess Anne StreetFredericksburg, VA 22401-5916 


  • Hon. David F. Peterson, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Gerald F. Daltan, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Phillip U. Fines
  • Hon. Julian W. Johnson
  • Hon. Patricia Kelly
  • Hon. R. Michael McKenney


  • Ms Joan M. Millward
  • Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Phone: (540) 372-1072
  • Fax: (540) 372-1164

Contact Numbers

  • Civil: (540) 372-1044
  • Crim/Traf: (540) 372-1043
  • SCVRule6 only: (540) 372-1044
  • Fax: Civil: (540) 370-1729
  • Fax: Crim/Traf: (540) 372-1228
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