Virginia's Judicial System

Buckingham Circuit Court

10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Justin D. Midkiff


Phone: (434) 969-4734
Fax: (434) 969-2043

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


13061 W. James Anderson Hwy.
P. O. Box 107
Buckingham, VA 23921-0107


  • Hon. Donald Carl Blessing, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert H. Morrison
  • Hon. Stephen Anderson Nelson
  • Hon. James William Watson Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, Tuesday after 2nd Monday, Jan., April, June, Sept., & Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in chancery cases except divorce cases.
  • Criminal cases are set on Term Day.
  • Civil cases are set by written request (email is preferred). Send request to [email protected] with copy to [email protected]