Virginia's Judicial System

Bath Circuit Court

25th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Annette T. Loan


Phone: (540) 839-7226
Fax: (540) 839-7248

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 180
Warm Springs, VA 24484-0180


  • Hon. Charles L. Ricketts III, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Joel R. Branscom
  • Hon. Anita D. Filson
  • Hon. W. Chapman Goodwin
  • Hon. Victor V. Ludwig

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin 3rd Monday (or Tuesday if holiday falls on Monday), Jan., June, Sept.; 1st Monday April.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Cases set on Term Day. Cases also set between docket calls by agreement of counsel with approval of court.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery except divorce.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.