Virginia's Judicial System

Isle of Wight Circuit Court

5th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Sharon N. Jones


Phone: (757) 365-6233

Clerk's Office Hours

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


17000 Josiah Parker Circle
P. O. Box 110
Isle of Wight, VA 23397-0110


  • Hon. Carl Edward Eason Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Lawson Wayne Farmer
  • Hon. Robert H. Sandwich Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 2nd Monday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept., & Nov.
  • Motion Day, every Tues.. 9:00 a.m., in Suffolk.
  • Civil cases set by civil court administrator.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized for divorce, annulments, and depositions if an affidavit conducted before a notary is filed.
  • Instructions must be submitted seven days prior to trial.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.