Virginia's Judicial System


Salem Circuit Court

23rd Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Hon. Chance Crawford
email: CCrawford@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 375-3067
Fax: (540) 375-4039

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


2 East Calhoun Street
Salem, VA 24153-7933

Judges

  • Hon. William D. Broadhurst, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Clifford R. Weckstein, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David B. Carson
  • Hon. Charles N. Dorsey
  • Hon. James R. Swanson

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 3rd Friday, Feb., May, July, Sept.; 2nd Fri., Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Civil cases set by praecipe received by clerk 7 days preceding docket call.
  • Criminal cases set on Term day.
  • Court convenes 8:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized on petition of counsel.