Hon. Benjamin O. Scott
Phone: (804) 733-2367
Fax: (804) 732-5548
Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7 Courthouse Avenue
Petersburg, VA 23803
Judge's Chambers: 1 Courthouse Avenue
• Hon. James F. D'Alton Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
• Hon. Pamela S. Baskervill, Presiding Judge
Terms of Court and General Information
• Criminal term begins, 3rd Thursday, each month.
• Civil term begins, 3rd Thursday, each month.
• Grand Juries, 1st day of criminal term.
• Criminal cases set on Term Day.
• Civil cases set on Civil Term Day in pre-trial conference for matured cases.
• Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
• Commissioners in Chancery are utilized.