Virginia's Judicial System


Clarke Circuit Court

26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Helen Butts
email: hbutts@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 955-5116
Fax: (540) 955-0284

Clerk's Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address


P. O. Box 189
102 N. Church Street
Berryville, VA 22611-0189

Judges

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

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 3rd Monday, Jan., April, July & Oct.
  • Motion Day, 3rd Wednesday each month, 8:00 a.m.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Misdemeanor appeals day, 3rd Wednesday of each month or as set by the Court.
  • Praecipes must be filed not less that 7 days preceding Motion Day.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.