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Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Clerk
Ms Beneatha B. Simmons

Phone/Fax
Phone: (804) 733-2372
Fax: (804) 733-2362

Clerk's Office Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address
27 East Tabb Street
Petersburg, VA 23803


Judges
 Hon. Valentine W. Southall Jr., Chief Judge


Court Schedule
Criminal
Adult Arraignments: Mon. & Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
Adult Trials: Mon. - Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Juvenile Traffic
Every other Wed., 9:30 a.m.
Delinquency
Juvenile Arraignments: Mon. - Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
Juvenile Adjudications: Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Juvenile Dispositions: Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Civil
DCSE Cases: Tues., 9:00 a.m.
DSS Cases: Every other Wed., 9:00 a.m.
Preliminary Hearings
Mon. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Civil Custody
Every other Wed., 10:00 a.m.
Detention Hearings
Mon., Wed., & Thurs., 1:30 a.m.


**Note: Court hearings on Fridays are temporarily suspended due to judicial vacancy/economy.**


Continuance Policy
Continuances considered by Judge by written request or on motion.