The Circuit Court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Virginia.
The General District Court handles most traffic violations, hears minor criminal cases known as misdemeanors, and conducts preliminary hearings for more serious criminal cases called felonies.
The Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court hears all matters involving juveniles such as criminal or traffic matters.
Mecklenburg County is served by the 10th District Juvenile Court Services Unit, which is an agency of the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice.
Piedmont Court Services operates under the County of Mecklenburg to provide pretrial and local probation services to the residents of Mecklenburg.
Visit the Virginia Judicial System website to learn more about the courts of the commonwealth.