Brunswick County Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

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    Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law, PLLC, is a limited liability company that is registered to practice law with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission. Our attorneys are licensed to practice law by the Virginia State Bar. We are a local law firm that represents clients every week in Lawrenceville VA before the Brunswick County Virginia Circuit, General District, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts. Lawrenceville is the county seat of Brunswick County. Virginia is a large state and we believe that clients are better represented by local attorneys who regularly appear before the same Courts.

    Brunswick Circuit Court

    Clerk

    Hon. Jacqueline Seward Morgan

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (434) 848-2215
    Fax: (434) 848-4307

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

    Address

    216 North Main Street
    Lawrenceville, VA 23868-0160

    Judges

    • Hon. William Allan Sharrett, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. William Edward Tomko III, Chief Judge
    • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr.

    Terms of Court and General Information

    • Terms of Court begin the 4th Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and the 3rd Tuesday of December.
    • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
    • All cases are set on Term Day.
    • Civil Court convenes 9:00 a.m.; Criminal court convenes at 9:00 a.m.
    • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized as determined by court.
    • Instructions must be submitted 5 days prior to trial.
    • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
    • Brunswick Circuit Court requires a self-addressed, stamped envelope to send a copy of a final order to counsel or a litigant.

    Brunswick General & Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts

    Clerk

    Ms Susan Evans Martin

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (434) 848-2315
    Fax: (434) 848-2550

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    Albertis S. Harrison Jr. Courthouse
    202 North Main Street
    Lawrenceville, VA 23868-1808

    Dress Code:

    1. Midriffs/stomachs are to be covered at all times.

    2. No halter-tops, tank-tops, muscle shirts or one shoulder tops are to be worn.

    Backs are to be covered at all times.

    3. No mini skirts or shorts allowed.

    4. With religious and medical exception:

    no hats, headscarves, headbands, or kerchiefs may be worn.

    5. Shoes must be worn at all times.

    6. No exposed underwear.

    7. No clothing with obscene or vulgar wording or pictures.

    8. Trousers are to be worn at the waist line

    and shirttails are to be tucked in.

    General District Judges

    • Hon. Churchill Ridley Bain, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr., Chief Judge
    • Hon. Elbert D. Mumphery
    • Hon. Lyndia P. Ramsey
    • Hon. Harold Lee Townsend III

    Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

    • Hon. Christopher B. Ackerman, Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Wallace W. Brittle Jr., Presiding Judge
    • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Chief Judge

    Court Schedule

    General District Court
       Civil (1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Fridays)
         9:00 a.m., Civil Cases
         10:00 a.m., Contested Civil Cases
       Brunswick County Town and Traffic (Wednesdays)
         8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m., Attorney Cases
         11:00 a.m., Public Cases
         1:30 p.m., Public Cases
         2:00 p.m., Bond Hearings
    
       Criminal (1st & 2nd Thursdays)
         8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Criminal Hearings
         2:00 p.m., Bond Hearings & Protective Order Hearings
       State Troopers Traffic (3rd, 4th & 5th Thursdays)
         8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Attorney Cases
         11:00 a.m., Public Cases
         1:30 p.m., Public Cases
         2:00 p.m., Bond Hearings
    
    Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
       Mondays (1st, 3rd & 4th) NO ADVISEMENTS
         10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Civil Cases
         1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Contested Civil Cases & Protective 
            Order Hearings
       Tuesdays (1st, 3rd & 4th)
         10:00 a.m., Advisements
         10:20 a.m., Traffic Hearings
         10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Criminal Hearings
         1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Criminal Hearings & Protective Order 
            Hearings
       2nd Tuesday
         1000 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., DCSE cases
         1:00 pm. to 2:30 p.m., DCSE Cases & Protective Order Hearings
         2:30 p.m., Advisements
    
    

    Continuance Policy

    First continuance granted by Clerk, second by Judge.