Payment, Appeal & Continuance Information


Prepayments can be paid online with Visa or MasterCard. Click on "Pay Traffic Tickets" and follow the instructions to prepay. There is a 4% convenience fee for this service.

For automated prepayment information call 804-769-4949. Payments are accepted until 4:15 pm.

Payments must be received in the office within 30 days of conviction or if unpaid will transmit to Department of Motor Vehicles as a suspension of your drivers license.

View the Courts Payment Agreement Guidelines (PDF).


Notices of appeal should be filed in person within 10 calendar days from your conviction date.


The Commonwealth Attorney grants continuances for criminal cases. The Clerk grants the first continuance on traffic cases. The Judge grants all subsequent continuances.