Virginia's Judicial System

Isle of Wight General District Court

5th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Keith F. Daniel


Phone: (757) 365-6244
Fax: (757) 365-6246

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


17000 Josiah Parker Circle
Isle Of Wight, VA 23397


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

Court Schedule

Traffic - set according to Officers' schedules
Wed., 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m..
   Thurs., 9:00 a.m.

Criminal - Thursdays
   8:30 a.m., Arraignments
   1:00 p.m., Preliminary & Bond Hearings
   10:00 a.m., DUI's
   *Misdemeanors: Wed. & Thurs. - according to officers' schedules

Civil - Fridays
   9:00 a.m., Uncontested Hearings
   9:30 a.m., Garnishments
   *Contested cases, Fridays - set by appointment
11:00 a.m., Video Arraignments

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Clerk on application prior to court date, or on motion by Judge in court.