Virginia's Judicial System


Powhatan 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

Clerk


Ms Michelle A. Soukup
email: MSoukup@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 598-5665
Fax: (804) 598-5648

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


3880-D Old Buckingham Road
Courthouse
Powhatan, VA 23139-7052

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

General District Court
1st Monday of every month
9:00 a.m., Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Traffic
10:30 a.m., Serious Traffic
11:00 a.m., Criminal
1:00 p.m., All Civil Matters
Every Friday
9:00 a.m., Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Traffic
10:30 a.m., Serious Traffic
11:00 a.m., Criminal
Every 3rd Friday Only
1:00 p.m., Civil Matters
   *NOTE: Beginning in August Civil Court will be held on the 2nd 
   Friday of Every Month at 1:00 p.m.

Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   Wed., 9:30 a.m., Criminal Arraignments
   Wed., 10:00 a.m., Criminal Trials
   Wed., 11:00 a.m., Juvenile Traffic
   Wed., 1:00 p.m., Domestic Civil
   3rd Wed., 1:00 p.m., Division of Child Support Enforcement
   4th Wed., 9:15 a.m., Driver's License Presentation

Continuance Policy

Continuances governed by Rule 8:14. Clerk may grant continuance consented to by all parties (Rule 8:14(a)).