Virginia's Judicial System


Newport News Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

7th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Patsy A. Ewell
email: PEwell@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (757) 926-3603
Fax: (757) 926-3598

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


2501 Huntington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607

Judges

  • Hon. Judith Anne Kline, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Ronald Everett Bensten, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Thomas W. Carpenter, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Barry G. Logsdon, Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
Juvenile & Adult Commonwealth Trials/Disp.
   Wed. &Thurs., 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
   Fri., 10:30 a.m.
   Juvenile & Adult Non-Commonwealth Trials/Disp.
   Wed. & Thurs., 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Traffic
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
Domestic Violence Cases
   Tues., 10:30 a.m.
   Fri., 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Civil Cases
   Mon., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Child Support Cases
   Tues., 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 
   a.m., DCSE & Non-DCSE cases
Foster Care Cases
   Tues., 1:00 p.m.
Contested Custody/Visitation/Support
   Scheduled directly with Judge's Clerk
Termination Parental Rights, Abused/Neglected Cases
Relief of Custody
   Tues., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Drug Courts
   Juvenile: Wed., 4:30 p.m.
Truancy Court
   3rd Thurs., 1:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on request.