Virginia's Judicial System

Louisa General District Court

16th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Brandy S Alexander


Phone: (540) 967-5330
Fax: (540) 967-2369

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 524
Cunningham Bldg
314 West Main Street
Louisa, VA 23093-0452


  • Hon. Robert H. Downer Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. William G. Barkley
  • Hon. Dale B. Durrer
  • Hon. Claiborne H. Stokes Jr.

Court Schedule

Criminal & Traffic - Tues. & Thurs
   8:30 a.m., First Returns Appt. of Counsel
   9:00 a.m., Arraignment, VASAP and OAR Show Cause
   9:30 a.m., State Police Traffic Cases
   10:30 a.m., Sheriff's Dept. Traffic Cases
   11:00 a.m., Criminal Cases - Short Trials & Agreements
   11:30 a.m., Game Warden Cases, Animal Warden, Town
     Police, Building & Zoning Violations
   1:30 p.m., Civil Docket Call
   2:00 p.m., Contested Trials (Civil & Criminal Contested
     Trials set for time certain)
   3:30 p.m., Small Claims

Continuance Policy

First traffic continuance granted by Clerk; other continuances granted by Judge.