Virginia's Judicial System

Amelia Circuit Court

11th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Marilyn Wilson


Phone: (804) 561-2128
Fax: (804) 561-6364

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


P. O. Box 237
Courthouse Square
Amelia, VA 23002-0237


  • Hon. Paul W. Cella, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Dennis M. Martin
  • Hon. Joseph M. Teefey Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Court convenes 10:00 a.m. normally. Occasionally, Court will set 9:00 a.m. cases.
  • Terms Days: 1st Tuesday, Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., & Dec. at 10:00 a.m.
  • Criminal days: 1st Thurs. & 3rd Fri. each month, 9:00 a.m.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • All cases set on Term Day; cases also set between docket calls by agreement of court and counsel.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes when needed.
  • The Circuit Court of Amelia County uses regular mail to distribute orders to attorneys and to litigants, only if they are not represented by counsel. We do not require a self-addressed stamped envelope.