Virginia's Judicial System

Halifax General District Court

10th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Veresia R. Wood


Phone: (434) 476-3385
Fax: (434) 476-3387

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


1050 Mary Bethune Street
Halifax, VA 24558-3213

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 458, Halifax, VA 24558


  • Hon. Charles H. Warren, Chief Judge
  • Hon. J. William Watson Jr.
  • Hon. Robert G. Woodson Jr.

Court Schedule

Traffic & Criminal Court
   Arraignments Each Court Date at 11:00 a.m.
1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Mondays Town of South Boston
   8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.
2nd Monday Department of Forestry
   1:30 p.m.
3rd Monday Virginia State Parks (3rd Mon.)
   1:30 p.m.
4th Monday Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
   1:30 p.m.
2nd, 3rd, & 4th Mondays
   2:00 p.m. Represented Citizen Complaints

   **No court on 5th Monday.**

1st Tuesday Town of Halifax
   8:30  a.m. 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m.
   11:00 a.m., Animal Control Violations
   11:30 a.m. Pro Se Misdemeanors Citizen's Complaints
2nd, 3rd, 4th Tuesdays Halifax County Sheriff's Department
   8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
2nd Tuesday Alcohol Safety Action Program Violations
   11:00 a.m.
Virginia State Police (Every. Wednesdays)
   8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00a.m.
1st Friday Halifax County Sheriff's Dept.
   8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
   1:00 p.m. Hospital Cases (1st & 3rd Wednesdays)
1:30 p.m. Collection Attorney Cases (2nd & 4th Wednesdays)
   2:00 p.m. Garnishments & Contested Civil Cases (Every Wednesday)
1st Monday Small Claims Cases
   2:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Criminal, Civil, & Traffic continuances granted by Judge or clerk if agreeable to all parties and good cause shown.