Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court

Effective Now: 

  • Please NOTE: In light of the spread of the Coronavirus we are unable to present driver's license in court. All driver's license will be mailed until further notice.
  • Only parties and witnesses will be allowed in the courtroom and the number of persons allowed in the courtroom at the same time will be limited. 
  • If you have been ill or are currently experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough, or a fever, or if you have been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, please contact the clerk’s office to reschedule your hearing. 
  • The court is conducting hearings by telephone and/or video conferencing. To request a remote hearing, please file a motion with the clerk’s office.

Helpful Flyers

J&DR Clerk’s Office - 757-890-3470
Commonwealth’s Attorney - 757-890-3401
Court Service Unit Information (Juvenile Probation), call 757-890-3480.

This information is subject to change. Please check periodically for future updates. 

Clerk of Court earns national recognition from Institute for Court Management

Williamsburg, VA – (August 16, 2022)

Margienette J. Whitfield, Clerk of Court with the York/Poquoson Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court in Yorktown, VA, has been certified as a fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM) at the National Center for State Courts. 

ICM Fellows complete a rigorous four-step process that measures an individual’s aptitude in court management, research, and executive leadership through three levels of certification. Ms. Whitfield joins eight other recent program graduates and more than 1,300 alumni who represent 49 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and 12 foreign countries. Since 1970, the Institute has delivered training and education to judicial branch personnel in emerging areas of court leadership and management concepts, case management, human resources management, court performance standards, and other areas deemed critical to professional development.Whitfield