Virginia's Judicial System


Roanoke County General District Court

23rd Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Theresa A. Childress

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 387-6168
Fax: (540) 387-6066

Clerk's Office Hours


8:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Address


P. O. Box 997
Courthouse
305 East Main St.
Salem, VA 24153-0997

Judges

  • Hon. Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Vincent A. Lilley, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Francis W. Burkart III
  • Hon. J. Christopher Clemens

Court Schedule

Civil
   Mon., 2:00 p.m.
   High Volume
   1st, 2nd & 3rd Wed., 2:00 p.m.
   Contested
   2nd, 3rd & 4th Mon., 2:00 p.m.
   1st, 2nd, & 3rd Wed., 2:00 p.m.
   Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
   1st Fri., 9:00 a.m.
   Small Claims
   1st & 2nd Wed., 3:00 p.m.
Criminal
   Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 8:30 a.m., Arraignments
   Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., Trials
   3rd Fri., 9:00 a.m., Special Set Cases
Traffic
   Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 8:30 a.m., Arraignments
   Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., Trials
   1st Mon., 2:00 p.m., Trials
Show Cause & VASAP Revocation
   4th Wed., 2:00 p.m., & 2nd Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Therapeutic Docket
   2nd & 4th Fri., 2:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion or by Clerk if first time request.