Virginia's Judicial System


Shenandoah Circuit Court

26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Denise B. Estep

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 459-6150
Fax: (540) 459-6155

Clerk's Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address


P. O. Box 406
112 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664-1423

Judges

  • Hon. Dennis Lee Hupp, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Thomas J. Wilson IV, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Bruce D. Albertson
  • Hon. Clifford Lynwood Athey Jr.
  • Hon. John E. Wetsel Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, Wednesday after 2nd Monday, Jan., Apr., July, & Oct.
  • Motions Day, Second Thurs. of the month, 8:30 a.m.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term and on additional days as needed.
  • Misdemeanor appeals days, Wed. after 1st Mon., Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • Praecipe must be filed 7 days preceding Motion Day.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized only in certain cases.
  • Local Rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • Instructions must be submitted prior to trial.