Winchester/Frederick General District Court
26th Judicial District of Virginia
Ms Brenda L. Vance
Phone: (540) 722-7208
Fax: (540) 722-1063
Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5 North Kent Street
Winchester, VA 22601-5037
- Hon. David Shaw Whitacre, Presiding Judge
- Hon. Richard A. Claybrook Jr., Chief Judge
- Hon. John Stanley Hart Jr.
- Hon. W. Dale Houff
- Hon. Amy B. Tisinger
Civil Thurs., First call returns 8:30 a.m., Special return docket - designated 9:00 a.m., General return - local attorneys 9:45 a.m., General return - non-attorneys 11:00 a.m., Special return docket - designated 1:00 p.m., General return docket - out of town attorneys 2:00 p.m., Trials set by the Judge 5th Friday Civil trials all day as set by Judge 2nd Friday 2:00 p.m., Small Claims Criminal & Traffic Monday 8:30 a.m., Felony returns 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 p.m., State Police non-felony returns 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m., Frederick Co. Deputy return docket 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Winchester police non-felony returns Tuesday 8:30 a.m., Private Complaints (non-felony) return docket - Frederick 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Trial dockets - Frederick Co. - Traffic 11:30 a.m., Bond hearings 12:00 p.m., Special motions 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., & 3:00 p.m. Trials and preliminary hearings - Frederick Co. - Criminal Wednesday 8:30 a.m., Non-felony return docket-Winchester 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traffic & Criminal trials and preliminary hearings - Winchester 12:00 p.m., Special motions - Winchester 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., & 3:00 p.m. Traffic & Criminal trials and preliminary hearings - Winchester Bond Arraignments (video) 12:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. ASAP/Non-Compliant Docket/Special Patrol Docket 1st Friday Civil trials all day as scheduled by Judge 2nd Friday 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Non compliant cases for Winchester & Frederick Co. 12:00 p.m., Bond hearings 1:00 p.m., Small claims docket call and trials 3rd Friday 9:00 a.m., DWI & Marijuana case returns 11:00 a.m., Marijuana probation return docket (dispositions) 12:00 p.m., Bond hearings 1:00 p.m., Civil trials or criminal trials as set by Judge 4th Friday 9:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Frederick Co. - Special Patrol Traffic 12:00 p.m., Bond hearings 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m., Frederick Co. - Special Patrol Traffic returns 5th Friday Listed under Civil
Continuances granted by Judge on motion.