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Code of Virginia
Title 16.1. Courts Not of Record
Chapter 4.1. District Courts
5/14/2021

§ 16.1-69.6:1. 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
Juvenile and Domestic
b
Court Judges
Relations District Court Judges
cFirst
44
dSecond76
eTwo-A21
fThird23
gFourth65
hFifth32
iSixth53
jSeventh44
kEighth33
lNinth34
mTenth33
nEleventh33
oTwelfth56
pThirteenth65
qFourteenth55
rFifteenth89
sSixteenth46
tSeventeenth32
uEighteenth22
vNineteenth128
wTwentieth43
xTwenty-first22
yTwenty-second24
zTwenty-third45
aaTwenty-fourth36
abTwenty-fifth45
acTwenty-sixth57
adTwenty-seventh55
aeTwenty-eighth33
afTwenty-ninth23
agThirtieth23
ahThirty-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; 2018, cc. 126, 135; 2020, cc. 343, 586.

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.