Circuit Court

The Circuit Court is a trial court of general jurisdiction that has authority to try both civil and criminal cases. The Supreme Court of Virginia establishes the rules of practice and procedures for the Circuit Court. The Circuit Court Judge is appointed to an eight-year term by the General Assembly. The Circuit Court has appellate jurisdiction over all appeals form the General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. A final judgment of the Circuit Court may be appealed to the Virginia Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court of Virginia, depending on the nature of the case.

GOALS

To hear and determine criminal and civil cases, suits, and causes filed in the Northampton County Circuit Court, with the objective of administering justice to those coming before the court in a fair and expeditious manner pursuant to applicable state and federal law.

JUDGE

The Honorable W. Revell Lewis, III

Department Staff Information

Hon. Traci L. Johnson, Clerk

Northampton County Circuit Court
5229 The Hornes
P.O. Box 36
Eastville VA 23347-0036

Office: 757-678-0465
Fax: 757-678-5410

tljohnson@vacourts.gov


Susie B. Sample
Deputy Clerk
Land Records

ssample@vacourts.gov


Lauren M. Brown 
Deputy Clerk
Civil Division

lambrown@vacourts.gov


Connie H. Wilson
Deputy Clerk
Financial and Probate

cwilson@vacourts.gov


Link to Virginia Judicial System
Information and Forms:
www.courts.state.va.us