Virginia's Judicial System


Powhatan Circuit Court

11th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Teresa H. Dobbins
email: tdobbins@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 598-5660
Fax: (804) 598-5608

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


3880 Old Buckingham Road
Suite C
Powhatan, VA 23139-0037

Recording Times: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily

Judges

  • Hon. Paul W. Cella, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Dennis M. Martin
  • Hon. Joseph M. Teefey Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Court convenes at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise notified
  • Term Days: 2nd Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October & December at 10:00 a.m.
  • Criminal Cases set through Commonwealth's Attorney on designated days
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Civil cases, hearings in civil cases, set through the Court Administrator, Tamera Wilson (804) 733-2423 or twilson@courts.state.va.us.
  • Certified copies of orders are mailed, via US mail, to counsel/moving litigants. Certified copies of orders are mailed to all other parties upon request or as directed by a Court order. Counsel/litigants shall provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are used in general chancery causes.