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Emporia Greensville County VA Courthouse

Emporia VA Courthouse

(434) 637-8559

411 Ingleside Ave.

Suite E

Emporia, VA 23847

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    Emporia/Greensville County Circuit Court

    Clerk

    Hon. Linda B. Edwards

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (434) 348-4215
    Fax: (434) 348-4020

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

    Address

    337 South Main Street
    Emporia, VA 23847-0631

    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 begin, 1st Tuesday, Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
    • Motions Day, 1st and 3rd Friday, each month.
    • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
    • All cases set on Term Day.
    • Civil cases set by court administrator.
    • Court convenes 9:00 a.m. (criminal and civil)
    • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in chancery causes and some divorce cases.
    • Instructions must be submitted 5 days prior to trial.
    • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.

    Emporia/Greensville County General District Court

    Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court

    Clerk

    Ms Janell Monique Wilson

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: (434) 634-5400
    Fax: (434) 634-0049

    Clerk’s Office Hours

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Address

    315 South Main Street
    Emporia, VA 23847

    General District Judges

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

    Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

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

    Court Schedule

    General District Court
       Monday
         8:30 a.m., Advisements/Bond Hearings/Prison Commitments
         9:00 a.m., State Police Traffic (Greensville & Emporia)
         10:00 a.m., State Police Traffic/Criminal Attorney 
            (Greensville & Emporia)
       Tuesday
         8:30 a.m., Advisements/Bond Hearings/Prison Commitments
         9:00 a.m., Criminal (Greensville & Emporia)
         10:00 a.m., Court Collections (4th Tuesday)
         11:00 a.m., VASAP (2nd Tuesday - Greensville & Emporia)
       Wednesday
         8:30 a.m., Advisements/Bond Hearings/Prison Commitments
         9:00 a.m., Traffic (Greensville)
         9:00 a.m., Traffic Attorney (Greensville)
       Thursday
         8:30 a.m., Advisements/Bond Hearings
         9:00 a.m., Traffic (Emporia)
         10:00 a.m., Civil (Greensville & Emporia)
         11:00 a.m., Traffic Attorney (Emporia)
         1:00 p.m., Contested Civil (Greensville & Emporia)
       Friday
         Protracted Criminal, Misc. Motions & Pleadings, Contested 
            Civil
    
    Juvenile & Domestic Relations
       Monday (1st & 3rd - Greensville) (2nd & 4th - Emporia)
         8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m., Bond Hearings/Detention Hearings
         9:30 a.m., Juvenile Traffic/Criminal
         10:30 a.m., Adult Criminal
         1:30 p.m., Protective Orders and Contested Civil
       Thursday (1st - Greensville) (4th - Emporia)
       8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m., Bond Hearings/Detention Hearings
         9:30 a.m., Custody/Visitation and Support
         1:30 p.m., Protective Orders & Contested Civil
       2nd Thursday
         8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m., Bond Hearings/Detention Hearings
         9:30 a.m., DSS - Greensville
         10:30 a.m., DSS - Emporia
         1:30 p.m., Contested DSS
       3rd Thursday
         8:30 a.m., Advisements
         9:00 a.m., Bond Hearings/Detention Hearings
         9:30 a.m., DCSE - Greensville
         11:00 a.m., DCSE - Emporia
         1:30 p.m., Restricted License
    
    
    

    Continuance Policy

    First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge.

    05/11/2015 | Updated 10/14/2023