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
the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, excluding holidays.
Civil court will be held every 2nd & 4th Thursdays
of the month, excluding holidays.
**Cell phones are not allowed in the building.**
- Hon. Gordon F. Saunders, Chief Judge
- Hon. William Harrison Cleaveland
- Hon. Rupen R. Shah
Traffic & Criminal Arraignments/Advisements Wed. (every) & Fri. (1st & 3rd), 9:00 a.m. Trials/Contested Cases Wed. (every) & Fri. (1st & 3rd), 10:30 a.m. Preliminary Hearings Wed. (every) & Fri. (1st & 3rd), 1:30 p.m. Civil Returns 2nd & 4th Thurs., 9:00 a.m. Contested 2nd & 4th Thurs., 1:00 p.m. Protective Orders Wed., Thurs. & Fri., 3:00 p.m. DUI Court 1st Tues. of each month, 3:00 p.m. Fail to Comply with ASAP Court 1st Tues. of each month, 2:00 p.m.
First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent requests by Judge on motion.