Virginia's Judicial System


Lancaster General District Court

15th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Christina E Headley
email: cheadley@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


Phone: (804) 462-0012
Fax: (804) 462-0371

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


8265 Mary Ball Road
Lancaster, VA 22503

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 129, Lancaster, VA 22503

Judges

  • Hon. John S. Martin, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Hugh S. Campbell, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David B. Caddell Jr.
  • Hon. Richard T. McGrath
  • Hon. Robert Eric Reibach
  • Hon. J. Bruce Strickland

Court Schedule

Arraignments/Reviews:
   Wed., 9:00 a.m. (Except 5th Wed.)
Traffic: Town, Local & State Ordinances
   Wed., 9:00 a.m. (Except 5th Wed.)
Bond Hearings
   Wed., 11:00 a.m. (Except 5th Wed.)
Criminal/Protective Orders
   Wed., 11:00 a.m. (Except 5th Wed.)
Civil: (only held on 3rd Wed.)
   1:00 p.m., Garnishments & Civil
   1:30 p.m., Contested

Continuance Policy

TRAFFIC CASES: (Infractions) First continuance by clerk, subsequent by Judge. (Misd/Felony) Continued by clerk with agreement of Judge/Commonwealth's Attorney. CRIMINAL CASES: Continued by clerk with agreement of Judge/Commonwealth's Attorney. CIVIL CASES: First continuance granted by clerk, with agreement of parties; all subsequent continuances granted by Judge.