Virginia's Judicial System


Lexington/Rockbridge Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

25th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Mr Gregory C. Hemmings

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 463-5940
Fax: (540) 463-3662

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


20 South Randolph Street, Suite 201
Lexington, VA 24450

Judges

  • Hon. Laura L. Dascher, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Linda Schorsch Jones
  • Hon. Correy R. Smith
  • Hon. Paul A. Tucker

Court Schedule

Criminal/Traffic/Advisements
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon.
Operator's License Presentation
4:00 p.m., 3rd Mon.
Custody/Visitation/DSS
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd. & 4th Thurs.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2nd Tues.
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 4th Tues.

CHINS
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 2nd Tues.
Preliminary Hearings/Long Hearings
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon.
Custody/Visitation/Support/Advisements
9:00 a.m., Mon.
DCSE/Advisements
9:00 a.m., Mon.


Continuance Policy

Request for continuances must be submitted to the Court in writing; continuances granted by Judge on motion or by Clerk. THE COURT WILL GRANT ONE CONTINUANCE ON AN INITIAL HEARING IF THE REQUEST IS MADE 28 DAYS OR LESS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE. ALL ADDITIONAL PETITIONS AND/OR MOTIONS FILED IN A PENDING CAUSE THAT HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR AN INITIAL HEARING WILL BE SET FOR THE SAME DATE AND TIME AS THE INITIAL PLEADING, HOWEVER, THIS WILL NOT CONSTITUTE AN AUTOMATIC CONTINUANCE. REQUEST MUST BE MADE IN WRITING WITH NOTICE TO COUNSEL OF RECORD AND/OR UNREPRESENTED PARTIES. ALL OTHER CONTINUANCE REQUESTS MAY BE GRANTED EITHER BY AGREEMENT BETWEEN COUNSEL AND/OR UNREPRESENTED PARTIES OR WITH LEAVE OF THE COURT. COUNSEL OR UNREPRESENTED PARTIES SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR RE-ISSUING WITNESS OR DOCUMENT SUPBOENAS (SUPBOENA DUCES TECUMS) COUNSEL AND PARTIES SHALL RECOGNIZE THAT IF THE MATTER IS CONTINUED IT WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED ON AN EXPEDITED BASIS, BUT SHALL BE SET ON THE NEXT AVAILABLE DOCKET.