Virginia's Judicial System

Pittsylvania Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

22nd Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Sherrie D. Lester


Phone: (434) 432-7861
Fax: (434) 432-7908

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 270
E.R. Shields Courthouse Addition
5 Bank St., 3rd floor
Chatham, VA 24531-0270


  • Hon. Sarah A. Rice, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Timothy W. Allen
  • Hon. Brian H. Turpin
  • Hon. Dale M. Wiley

Court Schedule

Juvenile Traffic
   Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.
Juvenile & Adult Advisements
   Thursday, 8:30 a.m.
Juvenile & Adult Criminal
   Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00 a.m.
   Monday through Friday
Division of Child Support Enforcement
   1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesday
Juvenile Licenses
   1st Thursday, 4:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

First continuance in criminal matter granted by Clerk with agreement of parties. Other continuances granted by the Court.