Virginia's Judicial System


Harrisonburg/Rockingham General District Court

26th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Teresa Lynn Brown
email: tbrown@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 564-3130
Civil # 540-564-3135 or 540-564-3138
Fax: (540) 564-3096

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


53 Court Square
Room 132
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Judges

  • Hon. Richard A. Claybrook Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. W. Dale Houff
  • Hon. Amy B. Tisinger
  • Hon. David Shaw Whitacre

Court Schedule

Arraignments
   Mon., 9:00 a.m.
ASAP cases
   2nd & 4th Mon., 10:00 a.m.
Civil
   Tues., 9:00 a.m.
   Small Claims
   1st Mon., 9:00 a.m.
Traffic & Criminal
   Bad Checks
   Tues., 1:00 p.m.
   Harrisonburg City
   Wed., 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
   State Police
   Thurs., 8:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
   Town or Local Ordinances
   Dayton & Broadway
   2nd Fri., 9:00 a.m.
   Elkton & Bridgewater
   2nd & 4th Fri., 10:00 a.m.
   Grottoes
   4th Fri., 9:30 a.m.
   Timberville
   4th Fri., 10:30 a.m.
   Civil Trials
   1st & 3rd Mon. & Fri., set by Judge
   Preliminary Hearings
   1st & 3rd Tues.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequently granted by Judge.