Virginia's Judicial System


Halifax General District Court

10th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Veresia R. Wood
email: vwood@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (434) 476-3385
Fax: (434) 476-3387

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


P. O. Box 458
8 South Main Street, Suite 134B
Halifax, VA 24558-0458

Judges

  • Hon. Robert G. Woodson Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Charles H. Warren
  • Hon. J. William Watson Jr.

Court Schedule

Traffic & Criminal Court
   9:00 a.m., Arraignments & Bond Hearing (Every court date)
Town of South Boston
   Every Monday, except 5th Mon.
   8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Dept. of Forestry
   2nd Monday, 2:00 p.m.
Virginia State Parks
   3rd Monday, 2:00 p.m.
Dept. of Game & Inland Fisheries
   4th Monday, 2:00 p.m.
Represented Citizen  Complains (Felonies & Misdemeanors)
   2nd, 3rd & 4th Mon., 2:30 p.m. Complaints


Town of Halifax
   1st Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
   Tuesday (2nd Tuesday only)
   8:30 a.m., Pro Se Misdemeanors (Citizen Complaints)
   9:00 a.m., Halifax Co. & South Boston Animal Control Violations
   9:00 a.m., VASAP Violations
   1:00 p.m., Deputy (A) Sheriff's Department
Virginia State Police
   Wed., 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Halifax County Sheriff's Dept.
   1st & 3rd Fri., 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Civil
   1st & 3rd Wed., 1:00 p.m. (Uncontested Hospital Cases)
   2nd & 4th Wed., 1:30 p.m. (Uncontested Collection Attorney 
   Cases)
   Wed., 2:00 p.m., Garnishments & Contested Civil Cases
Small Claims
   1st Mon., 2:30 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Criminal, Civil, & Traffic continuances granted by Judge or clerk if agreeable to all parties and good cause shown.