Virginia's Judicial System

Charlotte Circuit Court

10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Annette Clowdis


Phone: (434) 542-5147
Fax: (434) 542-4336

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


115 David Bruce Avenue
P. O. Box 38
Charlotte Court House, VA 23923-0038


  • Hon. Donald Carl Blessing, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert H. Morrison
  • Hon. Stephen Anderson Nelson
  • Hon. James William Watson Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Terms begin, Wednesday after the 1st Monday, Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • All cases set on Docket Day. Attorneys are required to be present.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized.
  • Civil cases set by written request (email is preferred). Send request to