Virginia's Judicial System


Sussex General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

6th Judicial District of Virginia

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

Clerk


Ms Frances M. Fountain

Phone/Fax


Phone: (434) 246-1096
Fax: (434) 246-6604

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


P. O. Box 1315
15098 Courthouse Road
State Route 735
Sussex, VA 23884

General District Judges

  • Hon. Stephen D. Bloom, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. C. Ridley Bain
  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr., Chief Judge

Court Schedule

Monday - Civil/Criminal
   9:00 a.m., Uncontested Civil
   10:00 a.m., Arraignments, Bond Hearings, Criminal Trials
   12:30 noon, Contested Civil; Hearing time case specific
   1:30 p.m., Prison Criminal/Civil
   2:30 p.m., Contested Civil; Hearing time case specific
Tuesday - County/Town Traffic
   9:00 a.m., Sussex County Sheriff's Department Traffic
   10:00 a.m., Town of Waverly Traffic
   11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 12:30 p.m., & 1:00 p.m., Arraignments,
     Attorney Related Bond Hearings, Plea Bargains, Trials
Thursday - State Police
   9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., &
     10:30 a.m., State Police Traffic
   11:00 a.m., Arraignments, Attorney Related Bond
     Hearings, Plea Bargains, Trials
Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   Wed., 10:00 a.m.
   DCSE
   2nd Wed., 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

In traffic and criminal cases, one continuance granted without cause by Clerk; subsequently granted only for cause. In civil cases, continuances granted by Clerk upon agreement of all parties.