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Code of Virginia
Title 16.1. Courts Not of Record
Chapter 4.1. District Courts
7/29/2017

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§ 16.1-69.6:1. (Effective until July 1, 2018) Number of judges.

For the several judicial districts there shall be full-time general district court judges and juvenile and domestic relations district court judges, the maximum number as hereinafter set forth, who shall during their service reside within their respective districts, except as provided in § 16.1-69.16, and whose compensation and powers shall be the same as now and hereafter prescribed for general district court judges and juvenile and domestic relations district court judges.

The maximum number of judges of the districts shall be as follows:

a
General District
Court Judges
Juvenile and Domestic
Relations District Court Judges
bFirst44
cSecond77
dTwo-A11
eThird23
fFourth65
gFifth22
hSixth42
iSeventh44
jEighth33
kNinth34
lTenth34
mEleventh33
nTwelfth56
oThirteenth64
pFourteenth55
qFifteenth810
rSixteenth46
sSeventeenth32
tEighteenth22
uNineteenth117
vTwentieth43
wTwenty-first12
xTwenty-second24
yTwenty-third45
zTwenty-fourth36
aaTwenty-fifth35
abTwenty-sixth57
acTwenty-seventh55
adTwenty-eighth23
aeTwenty-ninth23
afThirtieth22
agThirty-first55

The election or appointment of any district judge shall be subject to the provisions of § 16.1-69.9:3.

1974, c. 1; 1975, c. 41; 1976, c. 56; 1977, c. 5; 1978, c. 2; 1979, c. 7; 1980, c. 93; 1981, c. 26; 1982, c. 4; 1983, c. 1; 1985, c. 44; 1986, c. 75; 1987, c. 16; 1988, c. 22; 1989, c. 44; 1990, c. 112; 1992, c. 91; 1993, cc. 8, 31; 1994, c. 89; 1994, 1st Sp. Sess., cc. 3, 7; 1995, c. 20; 1996, c. 121; 1997, c. 16; 1998, c. 2; 1999, c. 11; 2000, c. 43; 2001, c. 16; 2004, Sp. Sess. I, c. 4; 2005, cc. 189, 228, 951; 2006, cc. 34, 488; 2006, Sp. Sess. I, c. 2; 2014, cc. 812, 822.

§ 16.1-69.6:1. (Effective July 1, 2018) Number of judges.

For the several judicial districts there shall be full-time general district court judges and juvenile and domestic relations district court judges, the maximum number as hereinafter set forth, who shall during their service reside within their respective districts, except as provided in § 16.1-69.16, and whose compensation and powers shall be the same as now and hereafter prescribed for general district court judges and juvenile and domestic relations district court judges.

The maximum number of judges of the districts shall be as follows:

a
General District
Court Judges
Juvenile and Domestic
Relations District Court Judges
bFirst44
cSecond77
dTwo-A11
eThird23
fFourth65
gFifth22
hSixth42
iSeventh44
jEighth33
kNinth34
lTenth34
mEleventh33
nTwelfth56
oThirteenth64
pFourteenth55
qFifteenth810
rSixteenth46
sSeventeenth32
tEighteenth22
uNineteenth118
vTwentieth43
wTwenty-first12
xTwenty-second24
yTwenty-third45
zTwenty-fourth36
aaTwenty-fifth45
abTwenty-sixth57
acTwenty-seventh55
adTwenty-eighth23
aeTwenty-ninth23
afThirtieth22
agThirty-first55

The election or appointment of any district judge shall be subject to the provisions of § 16.1-69.9:3.

1974, c. 1; 1975, c. 41; 1976, c. 56; 1977, c. 5; 1978, c. 2; 1979, c. 7; 1980, c. 93; 1981, c. 26; 1982, c. 4; 1983, c. 1; 1985, c. 44; 1986, c. 75; 1987, c. 16; 1988, c. 22; 1989, c. 44; 1990, c. 112; 1992, c. 91; 1993, cc. 8, 31; 1994, c. 89; 1994, 1st Sp. Sess., cc. 3, 7; 1995, c. 20; 1996, c. 121; 1997, c. 16; 1998, c. 2; 1999, c. 11; 2000, c. 43; 2001, c. 16; 2004, Sp. Sess. I, c. 4; 2005, cc. 189, 228, 951; 2006, cc. 34, 488; 2006, Sp. Sess. I, c. 2; 2014, cc. 812, 822; 2016, c. 728.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.