Virginia's Judicial System

Nelson General District Court

24th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Ashley Melton Johnson


Phone: (434) 263-7040
Fax: (434) 263-7033

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


P. O. Box 514
84 Courthouse Square
Lovingston, VA 22949-0514


  • Hon. Sam D. Eggleston III, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Randy C. Krantz
  • Hon. Stephanie S. Maddox

Court Schedule

Wednesdays (except 5th Wed.)
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m, Unrepresented traffic, criminal and local ordinances
   10:00 a.m., represented traffic, criminal and local ordinances
1st & 3rd Wednesday only
   1:30 p.m., Civil court

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent requests by Judge.