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Emporia/Greensville County Circuit Court
Hon. Linda B. Edwards
Phone: (434) 348-4215
Clerk’s Office Hours
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
337 South Main Street
- 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
Ms Janell Monique Wilson
Phone: (434) 634-5400
Clerk’s Office Hours
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
315 South Main Street
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.
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
First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge.
05/11/2015 | Updated 10/14/2023