THE CLERK'S OFFICE WILL OPEN AT 9:30 AM ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014 DUE TO SYSTEM MAINTENANCE. PUBLIC ACCESS AND REMOTE ACCESS SYSTEMS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON 7/26/24 FROM 7:30AM UNTIL 9:30AM ON 7/16/14.
THIS OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014 TO OBSERVE INDEPENDENCE DAY
The Circuit Court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Virginia. The Circuit Court handles all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000. It shares authority with the General District Court to hear matters involving between $4,500 and $25,000. The Circuit Court has the authority to hear felonies.
28TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
|TERMS OF COURT: Grand Jury-4th Tuesday in January, April, July and October|
HON PATRICIA S MOORE, CCCC
|DOCKET CALL-Trials set by Praecipe on the 4th Tuesday in January, April, July and October|
CHIEF JUDGE-HON C RANDALL LOWE
|CIVIL CASES SET-Trials by Praecipe/Hearings by Judicial Assistant|
JUDGES-HON DEANIS L SIMMONS
|CRIMINAL CASES SET-Trials and hearings set by Judicial Assistant||JUDICIAL ASSISTANT- LORI SHAFFER 276-676-6260|
|HOURS OF OPERATION-MON-FRI 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (RECORDATION AND RECEIPTING CLOSE AT 430PM) MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED FROM 8:30AM UNTIL 4:30PM||DEPUTY CLERKS- Sara Bott, Gloria Edwards, Paula Johnson (CCDC), Barbara McCracken, Kathy Morefield, Rhonda Roop (CCDC) and Jamie Wright|
|FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED-cash, check (upon approval), money order, VISA and MASTERCARD (bank card only). After 430pm, this office accepts CASH ONLY.|
CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK-
Crystal Ferguson (CCCDC)
|The Washington County Circuit Court Clerk's Office is committed to providing excellent customer service. Clerk's Office staff is prohibited by law from rendering legal advice or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. If you feel you need the guidance or advice of an attorney, we suggest you contact someone licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For recommendation of an attorney you may contact the Virginia Lawyer Referral Service 1-800-552-7977 or www.vsb.org/vlrs. Nothing contained in this website is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance.|