Virginia's Judicial System

Halifax Circuit Court

10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Cathy M. Cosby


Phone: (434) 476-6211
Judge's Office: 434-476-6114
Fax: (434) 476-2890
Fax: Judge's Office: 434-476-6076

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 729
Main Street
Halifax, VA 24558-0729


  • Hon. Joel C. Cunningham, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Leslie M. Osborn, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Donald Carl Blessing
  • Hon. Kimberley S. White

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 2nd Monday, Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., & Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Civil cases set by written request (email is preferred). Send request to Court convenes at 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes, except divorce.