Virginia's Judicial System

Nottoway Circuit Court

11th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Jane L. Brown


Phone: (434) 645-9043
Fax: (434) 645-2201

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


328 West Courthouse Road
P.O. Box 25
Nottoway, VA 23955-3619

Court Administrator: Terri R. Driskill Phone: (804) 431-5602 Email:


  • Hon. Joseph M. Teefey Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Paul W. Cella
  • Hon. Dennis M. Martin

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise notified.
  • Term Days: 1st Tuesday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept., & Nov., 10:00 a.m.
  • Criminal Days: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Mon. each month, 9:00 a.m.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Cases set on Term Day or by agreement of counsel and consent of court.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes.
  • Certified copies of orders are mailed, via US mail, to counsel/moving litigants. Certified copies of orders are mailed to all other parties upon request or as directed by a Court order. It is requested that counsel/litigants provide a self-addressed stamped envelope.