Virginia's Judicial System

Pittsylvania General District Court

22nd Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Donna R. Doss


Phone: (434) 432-7879
Fax: (434) 432-7915

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


11 Bank Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 695
Chatham, VA 24531-0695


  • Hon. Allen W. (A.J.) Dudley Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Leslie R. (Les) Adams
  • Hon. Greg T. Haymore

Court Schedule

Criminal & Traffic
   Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 8:30 a.m., cases with pro se defendants
   Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 9:30 a.m., cases scheduled for review
   Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., cases with 
   represented defendants at assigned times
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m., arraignments

   Wed. & Fri., 8:30 a.m., cases with only pro se litigants
   Wed., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., contested cases at assigned times
   Fri., 10:00 a.m., cases scheduled by attorney for first return

Continuance Policy

Agreed motions for first continuance granted by Clerk. Contested motions and any motions for a second or subsequent continuance granted by Judge for good cause shown.