The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is responsible for
prosecuting criminal offenses that occur in Hanover County. The office prosecutes all felony offenses,
many misdemeanor violations and some traffic violations.
The Commonwealth's Attorney’s Office also coordinates the
extradition of criminals who have fled the state, prosecutes asset forfeitures
and those individuals who fail to obey court orders.
Beyond the preparation and trial of criminal cases, the
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office advises law enforcement agencies, consults
with and advises the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police Department
and the Virginia State Police regarding policies and procedures, answers
citizen inquiries concerning the criminal justice system, and provides
assistance for on-going criminal investigations to the above law enforcement
District Court7515 Library DriveHanover, VA 23069 Map It
PO Box 470
Hanover, VA 23069
Commonwealth's Attorney: Ramon E. Chalkley, III