Virginia's Judicial System

Dinwiddie General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

11th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Lisa G. Coleman


Phone: (804) 469-4533
Fax: (804) 469-5383

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 280
Dinwiddie Courthouse
Dinwiddie, VA 23841-0280

General District Judges

  • Hon. Ray P. Lupold III, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Kenneth A. Blalock
  • Hon. Thomas Stark IV

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Cheryl J. Wilson, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Phillip T. DiStanislao, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Theresa J. Royall

Court Schedule

General District
   9:00 a.m., All arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Criminal, DUI, and driving while suspended 
   10:00 a.m., Criminal, DUI and driving while suspended trials
   1:00 p.m., Civil
   9:00 a.m., State Trooper routine traffic violations
   9:00 a.m., Trooper initiated drunk in publics
   9:00 a.m., Incarcerated arraignments only
   1:00 p.m., Deputy initiated drunk in publics
   1:00 p.m., Deputy routine traffic violations

Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   Traffic Delinquency & Adult Criminal
   Tues., 9:00 a.m., Arraignments
   Juvenile and Adult Criminal
   Tues., 10:00 a.m. , Trials
   1st Tues., 1:00 p.m.
   Custody, Visitation & Child Support
   Tues., 1:00 p.m. (except the first Tuesday)
   Wed, 9:00 a.m.
   Contested Support & Custody

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.