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 Beneatha B. Simmons

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.
   Adult Trials: 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: Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
   Juvenile Dispositions: Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Civil
   DCSE Cases: Tues., 9:00 a.m.
   DSS Cases: Every other Wed., 9:00 a.m.
Preliminary Hearings
   Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Civil Custody
   Every other Wed., 10:00 a.m.
Detention Hearings
   Mon., Wed., & Thurs., 1:30 p.m.
Bond Hearings
   Mon. & Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
CHINS/Truancy
   Every 3rd Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Contested Custody
   Every Friday

   Protective orders as filed.


Continuance Policy

Continuances considered by Judge by written request or on motion.