Virginia's Judicial System

Greensville General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

6th Judicial District of Virginia

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


Ms Sandra Andleton Ligon


Phone: (434) 634-5400
Fax: (434) 634-0049

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


315 South Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847

General District Judges

  • Hon. Stephen D. Bloom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. C. Ridley Bain
  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr.
  • Hon. H. Lee Townsend III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Chief Judge

Court Schedule

General District Court
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., State Police Traffic and Criminal Attorney
   11:00 a.m., State Police Traffic (without attorney)
   1:00 p.m., Criminal
   8:30 a.m., Advisement
   1:00 p.m., VASAP (2nd Tuesday only)
   1:00 p.m., Commitment Hears (1st & 3rd Tues. as scheduled)
   1:00 p.m., Court Collections Civil (4th Tuesday only)
   8:30 a.m., Advisement
   9:00 a.m., Greensville Co. Traffic - Attorney
   11:00 a.m., Greensville Co. Traffic (without attorney)
   8:30 a.m., Advisement
   10:00 a.m., Civil
   1:00 p.m., Civil
   9:00 a.m., Contested Civil/Protracted Criminal
   Varies, Conflict GDC and J&DR Cases (as scheduled)
Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., Non-Attorney Cases
   10:00 a.m., Attorney Cases
   2nd Friday
   9:00 a.m., Contested Custody
   3rd Wednesday
   8:30 a.m., Greensville Child Support (Non-DCSE cases will be 
   heard first)
   9:30 a.m., Greensville Child Support

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge.