Virginia's Judicial System

Brunswick General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

6th Judicial District of Virginia

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


Ms Susan Evans Martin


Phone: (434) 848-2315
GDC: 434-848-2315
JDR: 434-623-3220
Fax: (434) 848-2550

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Albertis S. Harrison Jr. Courthouse
202 North Main Street
Lawrenceville, VA 23868-1808

Dress Code:

1. Midriffs/stomachs are to be covered at all times.

2. No halter-tops, tank-tops, muscle shirts or one shoulder tops are to be worn.

Backs are to be covered at all times.

3. No mini skirts or shorts allowed.

4. With religious and medical exception:

no hats, headscarves, headbands, or kerchiefs may be worn.

5. Shoes must be worn at all times.

6. No exposed underwear.

7. No clothing with obscene or vulgar wording or pictures.

8. Trousers are to be worn at the waist line

and shirttails are to be tucked in.

General District Judges

  • Hon. Churchill Ridley Bain, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Lyndia P. Ramsey, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Peter D. Eliades
  • Hon. Elbert D. Mumphery
  • Hon. Patricia T Watson

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Christopher B. Ackerman, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert John Fierro Jr.

Court Schedule

General District Court
   Civil (1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Fridays)
     9:00 a.m., Civil Cases
     10:00 a.m., Contested Civil Cases
   Brunswick County Traffic (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Thursday)
     8:30 a.m., Advisements
     9:00 a.m., Attorney Cases
     11:00 a.m., Public Cases
     1:30 p.m., Public Cases
     2:00 p.m., Bond Hearings

   Criminal (1st & 2nd Wednesday of each month)
     8:30 a.m., Advisements
     9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Criminal Hearings
     2:00 p.m., Bond Hearings & Protective Order Hearings
   State Troopers and Town Traffic (3rd, 4th & 5th Wednesday)
     8:30 a.m., Advisements
     9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Attorney Cases
     11:00 a.m., Public Cases
     1:30 p.m., Bond Hearings

Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
   Mondays (1st, 3rd & 4th) NO ADVISEMENTS
     10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Civil Cases
     1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Contested Civil Cases & Protective 
        Order Hearings
   Tuesdays (1st, 3rd & 4th)
     10:00 a.m., Advisements
     10:20 a.m., Traffic Hearings
     10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Criminal Hearings
     1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Criminal Hearings & Protective Order 
   2nd Tuesday
     10:00 a.m., Advisements
     1:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m., DCSE cases
     1:00 pm. to 2:30 p.m., DCSE Cases & Protective Order Hearings

Continuance Policy

First two continuances granted by Clerk, subsequent continuances will be granted by Judge.