Virginia's Judicial System


Salem General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

23rd Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Brandy Ann Duncan
email: BADuncan@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 375-3044
Fax: (540) 375-4024

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


2 East Calhoun Street
Salem, VA 24153

General District Judges

  • Hon. Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Francis W. Burkart III
  • Hon. Scott R. Geddes
  • Hon. Thomas W. Roe Jr.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Onzlee Ware, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Leisa K. Ciaffone
  • Hon. Hilary D. Griffith
  • Hon. Frank W. Rogers III
  • Hon. John Weber III

Court Schedule

General District
   Civil
     Tues., 2:00 p.m.
     1st & 3rd Fri., 2:00 p.m. (w/some exceptions)
   Criminal
     Tues & Fri 8:30 a.m. (Arraignments)
     9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
   Traffic
     Tues. & Fri 8:30 a.m. (Arraignments)
     9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
   Show Cause, CDI, ASAP, Non-Compliance
     3rd Wed., 2:00 p.m.
   Therapeutic Docket
     1st & 3rd Fri., 2:00 p.m.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations
   Mon., 8:30 a.m. (Arraignments), 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 
   a.m., 2:00 p.m, & 3:00 p.m.
   DCSE
     2nd Wed., 8:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
   Mediation
     2nd Thurs., 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion or by Clerk if first time request.