Clarke General District Court
26th Judicial District of Virginia
Ms Melanie L. Hovatter
Phone: (540) 955-5128
Fax: (540) 955-1195
Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
104 North Church Street
Berryville, VA 22611-0612
- Hon. W. Dale Houff, Chief Judge
- Hon. Richard A. Claybrook Jr.
- Hon. John Stanley Hart Jr.
- Hon. Amy B. Tisinger
Bond Arraignments (video) Wed. & Thurs., 8:30 a.m. Virginia State Police Returns 1st Wed., 10:00 a.m. 2nd Wed., 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Town of Berryville Police Dept. 3rd Wed., 8:30 a.m. Show Cause for non-compliance: ASAP, Probation 3rd Wed., 8:30 a.m. Game Wardens, Animal Control Officers, DMV Agents 1st & 3rd Thurs., 9:00 a.m. County Enforcement Officers 1st Thurs., 2:00 p.m. Citizen Complaints 1st Wed., 11:00 a.m. Clarke County Sheriff's Department 1st Wed., 9:00 a.m. 1st Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. 3rd Wed., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Civil Court Docket 1st Wed., 2:00 p.m. 4th Thurs., 9:00 a.m. Small Claims: Returns & Trials 4th Thurs., 2:00 p.m. (odd months)
Continuances granted by Clerk, first return date only. All other continuances granted as prescribed by the Rules of the Supreme Court.