Virginia's Judicial System


Franklin City General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

5th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Mariah C. Belcher
email: MBelcher@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (757) 562-8550
Fax: (757) 562-1156

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


1020 Pretlow Street
Franklin, VA 23851-2067

General District Judges

  • Hon. W. Parker Councill, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. James A. Moore, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Alfred W. Bates III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Alfreda Talton-Harris, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert S. Brewbaker Jr., Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

Criminal and Traffic
   Mon., 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m., Arraignments
   Mon., 9:00 a.m., Traffic
   Mon., 1:00 p.m., Criminal

Civil/Small Claims
   1st, 3rd & 5th Fri., 1:00 p.m.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations
   Wed., 9:00 a.m.



Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge or Clerk.