Virginia's Judicial System


Middlesex General District Court

9th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Dorothy Gail Fulcher

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 758-4312
Fax: (804) 758-4343

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


73 Bowden Street
P. O. Box 169
Saluda, VA 23149

Middlesex General District Court will not be in session on September 20, 2013 due to the judicial conference.

Judges

  • Hon. Jeffrey W. Shaw, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Stephen Ashton Hudgins
  • Hon. Colleen K. Killilea

Court Schedule

Arraignments
   Criminal: 1st & 3rd Mon., 8:30 a.m.
   Traffic: 1st & 3rd Mon., 8:30 a.m.
Trials
   Criminal: 1st & 3rd Mon., 10:30 a.m. (VMRC, Game & Inland 
   Fisheries, Animal Control officers)
     1st & 3rd Mon., 1:00 p.m. (Criminal trials & Preliminary 
        hearings)
   Traffic: 1st & 3rd Mon., 9:30 a.m. (VA State Police)
     1st & 3rd Mon., 11:00 a.m. (Sheriff's Office)
Preliminary Hearings & Criminal Trials
   1st & 3rd Mon., 1:00 p.m.
   3rd Fri. of odd months, 9:00 a.m.
Civil
   Small Claims: 1st Fri. of even months, 1:30 p.m.
   Unlawful Detainer: 1st & 3rd Mon., 1:00 p.m.
     1st Fri. of even months, 1:00 p.m.
     3rd Fri. of odd months, 1:00 p.m.
   Contested Civil Trials: 1st Fri. of even months, 9:30 a.m.
     Note: Contested civil trials are set by the court.
   Civil First Return: 1st Fri. of even months, 1:00 p.m.
     3rd Fri. of odd months, 1:00 p.m.
Other
   In case of a Monday holiday, court may be held on Tuesday,
   please call the clerk's office to confirm.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge only.