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News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Thu, 02/18/2021

Richmond Division will open at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021 due to inclement weather.

Thu, 02/18/2021

February 19 the Alexandria Courthouse will open at 10am. Court proceedings scheduled before or at 10am will begin at 11am.

Thu, 01/07/2021

After the recent disclosure of widespread cybersecurity breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are immediately adding new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents filed with...

Mon, 12/21/2020

The Walter E. Hoffman Courthouse in Norfolk, Virginia will be open on December 22nd, 2020..

Sun, 12/20/2020

The Walter E. Hoffman Courthouse in Norfolk, Virginia will be closed on December 21st, 2020.  Remote proceedings are on as scheduled unless otherwise notified. The status for Tuesday, December 22nd will be announced as soon as possible. However,...

Fri, 12/18/2020

The Alexandria office for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia will be closed for Inauguration Day on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  However, the remaining offices within the District will be open and electronic filing...

Wed, 12/16/2020

December 17 the Alexandria division will open at 10am. In person proceedings scheduled before 10 will begin at 11.

Remote proceedings will go forward as scheduled.