Virginia's Judicial System


Petersburg General District Court

11th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Dana Helm Shannon

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 733-2374
Fax: (804) 733-2375

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


35 East Tabb Street
Petersburg, VA 23803-4518

Judges

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

Court Schedule

Arraignments
   8:30 a.m., Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri, Incarcerated & Bond 
   Motions Video
     11:30 a.m., Mon & Fri, Bonded Criminal
     11:30 a.m., Tues & Thurs, Bonded Traffic

Monday
   Criminal: 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday
   Traffic
     9:00 a.m., City Officers
     10:30 a.m., State Troopers

Wednesday
   Civil
     8:30 a.m., Non-attorney cases
     8:30 a.m., Non-attorney garnishment
     10:00 a.m., Attorney cases
     10:00 a.m., Attorney garnishment
     1:00 p.m., Contested cases
     11:30 a.m., 4th Wed., Small claim
   No civil Docket will be held on the 5th Wed. of the month.

Thursday
   Traffic
     9:00 a.m., City Officers
     10:30 a.m., Deputy Sheriff
     1:00 p.m., City Officers

Friday
   9:00 a.m., Criminal

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge. If request is not made in writing prior to the court date, the requesting party must appear in person to request the continuance.