Virginia's Judicial System

Lynchburg Circuit Court

24th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Eugene C. Wingfield


Phone: (434) 455-2620
Fax: (434) 847-1864

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 4
900 Court Street
Lynchburg, VA 24505-0004

Please send all mail to P.O. Box 4, Lynchburg, VA 24505.

Mail addressed to the street address will not be delivered in a timely manner.


  • Hon. F. Patrick Yeatts, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. R. Edwin Burnette Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. John T. Cook
  • Hon. Michael T. Garrett
  • Hon. James W. Updike Jr.

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Criminal Terms begin, 1st Monday every month.
  • Civil Terms begin, 1st Monday monthly.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • All cases set on Term Day; Criminal - 9:00 a.m., Civil - 2:00 p.m.
  • *PLEASE NOTE: beginning June 1, 2017 the Civil docket will begin at 1:30 p.m.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in limited instances.
  • Motion Day, 2nd & 4th Fri. after Term day, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. by appointment.
  • Misdemeanor appeals - 1st two days after opening day of Term.