Virginia's Judicial System


Petersburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

11th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Laura B. Craig
email: LCraig@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 733-2372
Fax: (804) 733-2362

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


27 East Tabb Street
Petersburg, VA 23803

Judges

  • Hon. Phillip T. DiStanislao, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Valentine W. Southall Jr., Chief Judge

Court Schedule

Criminal
   Adult Arraignments
     Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. (for those bonded)
     Mon. - Fri., 10:00 a.m. (for those in lock-up)
   Adult Trials: Mon. & Thurs., 9:30 a.m.
   Bond Hearings: Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Juvenile Traffic
   Every Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
Delinquency
   Juvenile Arraignments: Mon. - Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
   Juvenile Adjudications & Dispositions: Mon. & Thurs., 9:30 a.m.
   Detention Hearings: Mon. & Thurs.
Civil
   Support & DCSE Cases: Every Tues., 9:00 a.m.
   DSS Cases: Wed. (1st & 3rd), 9:00 a.m.
   Chins/Truancy: Fri. (1st & 3rd)
   Custody/Visitation: Wed. (2nd & 4th)
   Contested Custody/Visitation: Fri. (2nd, 4th & 5th)

   Protective orders as filed.

Continuance Policy

Continuances considered by Judge by written request or on motion.