Virginia's Judicial System


Winchester Circuit Court

26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Terry H. Whittle
email: twhittle@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 667-5770
Fax: (540) 667-6638

Clerk's Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address


The Judicial Center
5 North Kent Street
Winchester, VA 22601

Judges

  • Hon. Clifford Lynwood Athey Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Neil Randolph Bryant, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Alexander R. Iden, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Bruce D. Albertson
  • Hon. Dennis Lee Hupp
  • Hon. Ronald Lewis Napier
  • Hon. Clark Andrew Ritchie
  • Hon. Thomas J. Wilson IV

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Term begins the 3rd Tuesday in January, April, July, and October unless changed by Court order. Grand Jury meets every month on the 3rd Tuesday of each month unless changed by Court order. Check our website for Court calendar and changes to the calendar.
  • Website: www.winfredclerk.com
  • Civil Motions Day is the Thursday after Term Day or when the Grand Jury meets. Check Court calendar on our website for changes. To have matter placed on Civil Motions Day docket, a praecipe must be filed not less than 7 days preceding the Motion Day.
  • Misdemeanor Appeals Day is the Friday after Civil Motions Day, Check Court calendar on our website for changes.
  • Court has a Probation day each month. Check Court calendar on our website for Probation Day,
  • Court convenes at 9:00 AM.
  • Local Rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • NOTE: CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR COURT CALENDAR AND ANY UPDATES OR CHANGES TO THE CALENDAR.