Virginia's Judicial System

Halifax Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

10th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Catherine H. Ratliff


Phone: (434) 476-3388
Phone: (434) 476-3389
Fax: (434) 476-4067

Clerk's Office Hours

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


P. O. Box 430
Courthouse Building
2nd Floor
Halifax, VA 24558-0430


  • Hon. S. Anderson Nelson, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert H. Morrison, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Marvin H. Dunkum

Court Schedule

All Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   Tues. & Wed., 9:00 a.m.
Support matters
   2nd & 4th Mon., 9:00 a.m.
Custody & Visitation
   1st & 3rd Mon., 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion or granted by Clerk for valid reasons.