Virginia's Judicial System


Louisa Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

16th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Jennifer L Hildebrand
email: JHildebrand@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 967-5337
Fax: (540) 967-1914

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


P. O. Box 452
Cunningham Bldg
314 West Main Street
Louisa, VA 23093-0452

Judges

  • Hon. Frank W. Somerville, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David M Barredo
  • Hon. Edward DeJ. Berry
  • Hon. Deborah S. Tinsley
  • Hon. Claude V. Worrell

Court Schedule

Adult Criminal (1st & 3rd Friday)
   9:00 a.m., First calls/arraignments, reviews, motions, trials
   1:30 p.m., Lengthy trials
CHINS (Services & Supervision) (1st & 3rd Wednesday)
   9:00 a.m., First calls, reviews, trials
Juvenile Criminal/Traffic (2nd & 4th Monday)
   9:00 a.m., First calls, reviews, trials
Custody/Visitation (1st & 3rd Mon., 2nd Fri.)
   9:00 a.m., First returns and reviews
   11:00 a.m., GAL reports and uncontested hearings
   1:30 p.m., Contested hearings
   **1st Thurs., all day will be contested custody/visitation 
   hearings.**
Abuse/Neglect, Foster Care (1st & 3rd Wednesday)
   1:30 - 4:30 p.m., See all afternoon if needed
DCSE Support (4th Friday)
   9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., First calls, motions, agreements, 
   hearings
   1:30 p.m., Contested hearings
Direct Support (2nd & 4th Wednesdays)
   9:00 a.m., First returns, reviews, uncontested hearings
   1:30 p.m., Contested hearings






Continuance Policy

A Continuance Request Form must be submitted. First continuance request (per case) may be granted/approved by the Clerk. Any subsequent continuance requests will be given to Judge to approve or deny. Contact the Court for further information and/or assistance.