Virginia's Judicial System


Southampton General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

5th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Belinda J. Jones

Phone/Fax


Phone: (757) 653-2673
Fax: (757) 653-2656

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


P. O. Box 347
22350 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837-0347

General District Judges

  • Hon. W. Parker Councill, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. James A. Moore, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Alfred W. Bates III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Robert S. Brewbaker Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Alfreda Talton-Harris, Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

General District Court
Civil
   2nd & 4th Fri., 1:05 p.m.
   Small Claims
   2nd & 4th Fri., 1:00 p.m.
Criminal
   Tues., 1:00 p.m.
Traffic
   Tues. & Fri., 9:00 a.m.
   Town or Local Ordinances
   Tues., 9:00 a.m.

Juvenile & Domestic Relations
1st 4th & 5th Thursday
   8:30 a.m., Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Criminal cases
   9:30 a.m., Commonwealth Attorney cases
   11:30 a.m., Custody/Visitation
   2:00 p.m., Contested Custody
2nd Thursday
   8:30 a.m., Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Non DCSE Support & Juvenile Traffic
   9:30 a.m., Support with Court Appointed Attorney
   10:30 a.m., DCSE Cases
3rd Thursday
   8:30 a.m., Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Juvenile Traffic
   10:00 a.m., Custody/Visitation
*Juvenile detention hearings will be set on any Thursday because of 
the time limits set by law.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk or Judge; thereafter granted by Judge.