Virginia's Judicial System

Shenandoah General District Court

26th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Tamara L. Heishman


Phone: (540) 459-6130
Fax: (540) 459-7279

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


215 Mill Road
Suite 128
Woodstock, VA 22664-1409


  • Hon. Amy B. Tisinger, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. W. Dale Houff, Chief Judge
  • Hon. William W. Eldridge IV
  • Hon. John Stanley Hart Jr.
  • Hon. Ian R. D. Williams

Court Schedule

   Mon., 1:00 p.m.
   5th Mon., no court at all

Traffic/Criminal - Towns
1st & 3rd Monday (Town of Woodstock)
9:00 a.m., Returns
10:00 a.m., Trials

2nd & 4th Monday (Town of Strasburg)
9:00 a.m., Returns
10:00 a.m., Trials

1st Friday
(Town of New Market)
9:00 a.m., Returns
9:30 a.m., Trials
(Town of Edinburg)
11:00 a.m., Returns
11:30 a.m., Trials
(Town of Mt. Jackson)
2:00 p.m., Returns
2:30 p.m., Trials

Traffic/Criminal - Virginia State Police
9:00 a.m., Returns
Trials/Preliminary Hearings
1:15 p.m., Afternoon docket begins

Traffic/Criminal - Shenandoah Co. Sheriff's Dept.
2nd, 3rd & 4th Fridays, 9:00 a.m.

**No court on 5th Friday of the month.**

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted as prescribed by the Rules of the Supreme Court.