Virginia's Judicial System

Isle of Wight General District Court

5th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Glenda Mae Wadford


Phone: (757) 365-6244
Fax: (757) 365-6246

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


P.O. Box 122
Isle Of Wight, VA 23397-0122

Mailing Address: Isle of Wight General Court P.O. Box 122 Isle of Wight, VA 23397


  • Hon. Alfred W. Bates III, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Nicole A. Belote, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Helivi L. Holland

Court Schedule

Traffic Court set according to Officers' schedules
   Wed., 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m..
   Thurs., 9:00 a.m.

   Arraignments, Wed., at 9:00 a.m.
   Preliminary, Bond Hearings & Criminal Misdemeanors, Thurs., at 
   1:00 p.m.
   DUI, Thurs., at 10:00 a.m.

Civil - 1st & 3rd Fridays beginning at 9:00 a.m.
   9:00 a.m., Uncontested Hearings
   9:30 a.m., Garnishments
   *Contested cases, Fridays - set by appointment
   11:00 a.m., Video Arraignments

Dangerous/Vicious Dog Cases 1st and 3rd Fri., at 10 a.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Clerk on application prior to court date, or on motion by Judge in court.