Virginia's Judicial System

Halifax Circuit Court

10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Cathy M. Cosby


Phone: (434) 476-6211
Judge's Office: 434-476-6114
Fax: (434) 476-2890
Fax: Judge's Office: 434-476-6076

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 729
Main Street
Halifax, VA 24558-0729


  • Hon. Joel C. Cunningham, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Leslie M. Osborn, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Donald Carl Blessing
  • Hon. Kimberley S. White

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Regular grand jury meets Jan. 8, 2015 and ont he 1st Thurs. every other month thereafter. (March 5th, May 7th & July 1st)
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term. **Effective July 1, 2015, term days will be the 1st Thurs. of each month.
  • Docket call days will be the 1st Thurs. of every month beginning Feb. 5, 2015. If the docket call day falls on a legal holiday, then docket call shall occur the following Thursday.
  • Civil cases set by written request (email is preferred). Send request to Court convenes at 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes, except divorce.