Virginia's Judicial System

Halifax Circuit Court

10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Cathy M. Cosby


Phone: (434) 476-6211
Judge's Office: 434-476-6114
Fax: (434) 476-2890
Fax: Clerk's Office: 434-476-2890

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


8 S. Main Street
P. O. Box 729
Halifax, VA 24558-0729

Note: The post office does not deliver to the physical address.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 729, Halifax, VA 24558


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

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Grand jury meets 1st day of term & term days are the 1st Thursday of each month
  • Docket call days will be the 1st Thurs. of every month beginning Feb. 5, 2015. If the docket call day falls on a legal holiday, then docket call shall occur the following Thursday.
  • Civil cases set by written request (email is preferred). Send request to [email protected] .
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes, except divorce.