Virginia's Judicial System

Nottoway General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

11th Judicial District of Virginia

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


Ms Mary R. Childress


Phone: (434) 645-9312
Fax: (434) 645-8584

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:15 PM


328 West Courthouse Road
P. O. Box 25
Nottoway, VA 23955

General District Judges

  • Hon. Mayo K. Gravatt, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert Beman Beasley Jr.
  • Hon. Ray P. Lupold III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Valentine W. Southall Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Phillip T. DiStanislao

Court Schedule

   Wed., 9:00 a.m., Arraignments and Pre-Trial Motions
   Wed., 9:15 a.m., Trials
   Wed., 10:30 a.m., Arraignments & Pre-Trial Motions
   Wed., 10:45 a.m., Trials
   Wed., 11:30 a.m., Extradition Cases
   Wed., 1:30 p.m., Garnishments & First Callings - Warrants in
     Debt and Warrants in Detinue
   Wed., 1:45 p.m., Unlawful Detainer Actions & Contested
     Cases (other)
   Wed., 2:00 p.m., Small Claims Division Cases
Juvenile Criminal & Domestic Relations
   Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Custody/Non-Support/Juvenile Traffic
   Thurs., 1:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge in General District Court. Continuances governed by Rule 8:14. Clerk may grant continuances consented to by all parties in JDR Court Rule 8:14(a).