Craig General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts
25th Judicial District of Virginia
Ms Patricia Humphreys Taylor
Phone: (540) 864-5989
Fax: (540) 864-7385
Clerk's Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
P. O. Box 232
182 Main Street, Suite 5
New Castle, VA 24127-0232
Courtroom dress code:
Dress need not be formal but should be clean and neat.
Midriffs/stomachs are to be covered at all times.
No exposed underwear.
Trousers are to be worn at the waistline.
No clothing with rude, obscene, vulgar wording or pictures.
General District Judges
- Hon. William Harrison Cleaveland, Presiding Judge
- Hon. Gordon F. Saunders, Chief Judge
- Hon. Rupen R. Shah
Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges
- Hon. Paul A. Tucker, Presiding Judge
- Hon. Laura L. Dascher, Chief Judge
- Hon. Linda Schorsch Jones
- Hon. Correy R. Smith
General District Court Cases Criminal & Traffic Cases 1st & 3rd Tues., 3rd & 5th Thurs. 9:00 a.m., Criminal, Traffic, Returns, Arraignments, and Protective Orders 9:30 a.m., Attorney cases 10:30 a.m., Cases Specially Set Civil Cases 9:00 a.m., 4th Tues., General Civil Returns 9:30 a.m., Contested Civil Cases 10:00 a.m., Cases Specially Set Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Fridays 1st Fri. 8:30 a.m., DCSE Cases, Protective Orders, Arraignments 9:00 a.m., DSS Cases 10:00 a.m., Cases Specially Set 2nd, 4th & 5th Fri. 8:30 a.m., Protective Orders, Arraignments 9:00 a.m., Juvenile Traffic Summonses Juvenile Delinquency/CHINS Petitions, Adult Arraignments & Criminal Warrants 9:30 a.m., Child Support Petitions, Custody/Visitation Petitions, Motions to Amend Custody/Visitation/Support & Show Causes 3rd Friday 8:30 a.m., Protective Orders, Arraignments 9:00 a.m. Civil Filings Custody, Visitation, & Support Petitions Motions to Amend Civil Show Causes 10:00 a.m., Specially set cases
Continuances granted by Judge and Clerk.