Virginia's Judicial System


Sussex 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

Clerk


Ms Faye Parham Yelverton

Phone/Fax


Phone: (434) 246-1096
Fax: (434) 246-6604

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


P. O. Box 1315
15098 Courthouse Road
State Route 735
Sussex, VA 23884

General District Judges

  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Churchill Ridley Bain, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Elbert D. Mumphery
  • Hon. Lyndia P. Ramsey
  • Hon. Harold Lee Townsend III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Christopher B. Ackerman, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Wallace W. Brittle Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Chief Judge

Court Schedule

Monday - Civil/Criminal
   9:00 a.m., Uncontested Civil
   10:00 a.m., Arraignments, Bond Hearings, Criminal Trials
   12:30 noon, Contested Civil; Hearing time case specific
   1:30 p.m., Prison Criminal/Civil
   2:30 p.m., Contested Civil; Hearing time case specific
Tuesday - County/Town Traffic
   9:00 a.m., Sussex County Sheriff's Department Traffic
   10:00 a.m., Town of Waverly Traffic
   11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 12:30 p.m., Arraignments,
     Attorney Related Bond Hearings, Plea Bargains, Trials
   1:00 p.m., Sussex County Sheriff's Department Traffic
Thursday - State Police
   9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m., State Police 
   Traffic
   11:00 a.m., Arraignments, Attorney Related Bond Hearings
     Plea Bargains, Trials

Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   Wednesday
   1st & 4th Wednesday
     8:30 a.m., Criminal Arraignments
     9:00 a.m., Juvenile Traffic
     10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Criminal Cases
   1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Civil Case
   2nd Wednesday
     10:00 a.m., DSS Cases
     1:00 p.m., Civil Cases
   Friday
   2nd Friday
     8:30 a.m., Criminal Arraignments
     9:00 a.m., Juvenile Traffic
     10:00 a.m., Criminal Cases
   3rd Friday
     9:00 a.m., DCSE Arraignments
     9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., DCSE Cases
     1:00 p.m., Civil Cases

Continuance Policy

In traffic and criminal cases, one continuance granted without cause by Clerk; subsequently granted only for cause. In civil cases, continuances granted by Clerk upon agreement of all parties.