Virginia's Judicial System


Madison General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

16th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms V. Gail Sisk

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 948-4657
Fax: 5409485649 GDC
Fax: 540-948-7617 (J&DR)

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


2 Main Street (General District)
1 Main Street, Lower Level (J&DR)
P. O. Box 470
Madison, VA 22727-0470

General District Judges

  • Hon. Dale B. Durrer, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Robert H. Downer Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. William G. Barkley
  • Hon. Edward K. Carpenter

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Frank W. Somerville, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Edward DeJ. Berry
  • Hon. Richard E. Moore
  • Hon. Claude V. Worrell

Court Schedule

General District
   1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Thurs., & 3rd Fri., 9:00 a.m., Arraignments
   1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Thurs., & 3rd Fri., 9:30 a.m., Local
   1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Thurs., & 3rd Fri., 1:00 p.m., State Police
Civil
   1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Thurs., & 3rd Fri., 2:00 p.m.; contested 
   2:30 p.m.
Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   2nd Fri., 9:00 a.m.
   3rd Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
   2nd & 4th Mon., 9:00 a.m.
   2nd Fri., 9:00 a.m., DCSE

Continuance Policy

In traffic cases, first continuance granted by Clerk. All second continuances for traffic & first for all others by Judge.