Virginia's Judicial System

Shenandoah General District Court

26th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Tamara L. Heishman


Phone: (540) 459-6130
Fax: (540) 459-7279

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


215 Mill Road
Suite 128
Woodstock, VA 22664-1409


  • Hon. Amy B. Tisinger, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Richard A. Claybrook Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. John Stanley Hart Jr.
  • Hon. W. Dale Houff
  • Hon. David Shaw Whitacre

Court Schedule

   Mon., 1:00 p.m.
   5th Mon., no court at all
   Mon., 9:00 a.m.
   5th Mon., no court at all
   Mon., 9:00 a.m.
   5th Mon., no court at all
   Mon., 9:00 a.m.
   5th Mon., no court at all
State Police
   Tues., 9:00 a.m.
State Police, Trials, Preliminary Hearings
   Tues., 1:00 p.m.
Deputy Sheriffs, Animal Control
   Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Game Warden, Citizen Complaints
   Fri., 10:00 a.m.
Trials, Preliminary Hearings
   Fri., 11:00 a.m.
   No court on the 1st and 5th Fri. of the month
   No court every other 3rd Friday of the month beginning Aug. 2009

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted as prescribed by the Rules of the Supreme Court.