Virginia's Judicial System


Petersburg General District Court

11th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Dana Helm Shannon

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 733-2374
Fax: (804) 733-2375

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


35 East Tabb Street
Petersburg, VA 23803

Judges

  • Hon. Ray P. Lupold III, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Mayo K. Gravatt, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert Beman Beasley Jr.

Court Schedule

Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Mon. - Fri., Incarcerated & Bond Motions
11:30 a.m., Mon. - Fri., Bonded
Monday - Criminal
8:30 a.m., Felonies

Tuesday - Traffic
8:30 a.m., City Officers
10:30 a.m. - State Troopers
1:30 p.m., 1st & 3rd Tues., Mental Health Docket
Wednesday - Criminal
8:30 a.m., Midemeanors & DUI
Wednesday - Civil
8:30 a.m., Non-attorney uncontested (off-site)
8:30 a.m., Non-attorney garnishment
10:00 a.m., Attorney uncontested (off-site)
10:00 a.m., Attorney garnishment docket
1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m., Contested cases (off-site)
11:30 a.m., 4th Wed., Small claim docket (off-site)
No civil docket will be held on the 5th Wednesday of a month.

Thursday - Traffic
8:30 a.m., City Officers
10:30 a.m. - State Troopers

Friday - Criminal
8:30 a.m., Felonies


Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge.