What should I not bring to court with me?

All persons entering the courthouse will be searched by passing through a metal detector. This search will include any bags you are carrying and anything in your pockets. 

Prohibited Items

  • All knives
  • All photographic and sound recording devices (Including still and video cameras)
  • Any items resembling a gun or ammo
  • Handcuff key
  • Mace
  • Pepper spray
  • Razor blades
  • Tools
  • Weapons such as guns, ammunition

Advise the Clerk’s Office if any of the listed items are needed as evidence in your case. If you have any additional questions you may call the Clerk’s Office at 434-970-3388.

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1. What are Protective Orders?
2. Where is the Magistrate’s Office located and how do I contact them?
3. Where is the court located?
4. Is there anyone else I can talk to if I have questions or I am in fear of the person committing these acts?
5. What should I bring to court with me?
6. What should I not bring to court with me?
7. Who should I bring with me to court?
8. What should I do if I feel I am in immediate danger?
9. What should I do if I do not understand or speak English?
10. What if I have a physical disability?
11. Where can I park?
12. What are the related Virginia Code sections?
13. What do I do after obtaining an Emergency Protective Order?
14. What should I do with the order?