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: Clerk's Office: 434-476-2890

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


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


  • Hon. Leslie M. Osborn, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Donald Carl Blessing
  • Hon. S. Anderson Nelson
  • Hon. Kimberley S. White

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Grand jury meets 1st day of term & term days are the 1st Thursday 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.