Essex County

Essex General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

15th Judicial District of Virginia

Clerk

Ms Dee Balderson Davis

Phone/Fax

Phone: (804) 443-3744
Fax: (804) 443-4122

Clerk’s Office Hours

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Address

P. O. Box 66
300 Prince Street
Tappahannock, VA 22560

General District Judges

  • Hon. Ricardo Rigual, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Hugh S. Campbell
  • Hon. Robert Eric Reibach
  • Hon. John R. Stevens
  • Hon. J. Bruce Strickland

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. R. Michael McKenney, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Phillip U. Fines, Chief Judge
  • Hon. John E. Franklin
  • Hon. Shannon O. Hoehl
  • Hon. Julian W. Johnson
  • Hon. Andrea M. Stewart
  • Hon. Georgia K. Sutton
  • Hon. Frank G Uvanni
  • Hon. Joseph A. Vance IV

Continuance Policy

Criminal cases: Continued by Clerk with agreement of Commonwealth’s Attorney Civil cases: First continuance granted by Clerk with agreement of parties, all subsequent continuances granted by Judge.


Essex Circuit Court

Clerk

Hon. Gayle Ashworth
email: gashworth@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax

Phone: (804) 443-3541
Phone: (804) 443-4381
Fax: (804) 445-1216

Clerk’s Office Hours

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Address

P. O. Box 445
305 Prince Street
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Judges

  • Hon. Harry T. Taliaferro III, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Joseph J. Ellis, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Sarah L. Deneke
  • Hon. J. Overton Harris
  • Hon. Herbert M. Hewitt
  • Hon. Patricia Kelly
  • Hon. Michael E. Levy
  • Hon. Charles S. Sharp
  • Hon. Gordon F. Willis
  • Hon. Victoria A. B. Willis