Virginia's Judicial System

Buckingham General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

10th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Dana Lynn Franklin


Phone: (434) 969-4755
Fax: (434) 969-1762

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 127
Buckingham, VA 23921-0127

General District Judges

  • Hon. Calvin S. Spencer Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jody H. Fariss
  • Hon. Darrel W. Puckett

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Marvin H. Dunkum Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Brendan U. Dunning
  • Hon. Nora J. Miller

Court Schedule

   4th Fri., 1:30 p.m.
   Small Claims
   4th Fri., 2:30 p.m.
   Fri., 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
   Fri., 1:00 p.m.
Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   1st, 3rd, & 4th Tues., 9:00 a.m.
   1st Mon., 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

One continuance granted by Clerk. Others granted by Judge.