Virginia's Judicial System


Frederick Circuit Court

26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Rebecca P. Hogan
email: rhogan@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 667-5770

Clerk's Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address


5 North Kent Street
Winchester, VA 22601-5037

Judges

  • Hon. Clifford Lynwood Athey Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Thomas J. Wilson IV, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Bruce D. Albertson
  • Hon. Dennis Lee Hupp
  • Hon. John E. Wetsel Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, Thursday after the 1st Monday, Jan., April, July, & Oct. A mini-term day is held each month, Thursday after the 1st Monday.
  • Motion Day, 1st Wed. after the 1st Monday of each month.
  • Misdemeanor appeal days, 3rd Wed. after 1st Mon. each month.
  • Grand Juries, 1st Thursday after the 1st Monday of each month.
  • Praecipes must be filed not less than 7 days preceding Motion Day.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in special instances.
  • Local Rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • Faxes from attorneys and litigants will NOT be accepted without prior approval.