Staunton General District Court
25th Judicial District of Virginia
Ms Amanda M Knighting
Phone: (540) 332-3878
Fax: (540) 332-3985
Clerk's Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
113 E. Beverley St., 1st Floor
Staunton, VA 24401-4390
Traffic and criminal court will be held every Wednesday and Friday, except the 5th Friday of each month.
Court will not be held on January 31st, May 30th, August 29th and October 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
Civil Court will be held every Thursday.
- Hon. John Gregory Mooney, Chief Judge
- Hon. William Harrison Cleaveland
- Hon. William C. Goodwin
- Hon. Gordon F. Saunders
Traffic & Criminal Arraignments/Advisements Wed. & Fri., 9:00 a.m. Trials/Contested Cases Wed. & Fri., 10:30 a.m. Preliminary Hearings Wed. & Fri., 1:30 p.m. **No court on the 5th Friday of each month.** Civil Returns 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thurs., 1:00 p.m. Contested 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thurs., 1:30 p.m. Protective Orders Wed., Thurs. & Fri., 3:00 p.m. DUI Court 1st Mon. of each month, 2:00 p.m. Fail to Comply with ASAP/BRCS Court 4th Mon. of each month, 2:00 p.m.
First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent requests by Judge on motion.