Virginia's Judicial System


Waynesboro Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

25th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Donna Coffey Bosserman
email: DBosserman@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 942-6633
Fax: (540) 942-6793

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


237 Market Avenue, Suite 202
Waynesboro, VA 22980-4625

Judges

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

Court Schedule

Mondays
   9:00 a.m., Advisements
   9:30 a.m. - Noon, Adult criminal & juvenile delinquency
   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Adult criminal & juvenile delinquency
     Specific times set for police officers
Tuesdays
   9:00 a.m., Advisements
   9:30 a.m. - Noon, Civil cases (Juvenile custody/visitation & 
   non-DCSE support
   1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Civil contested cases (custody/visitation 
   & non-DCSE support

Thursday
   9:00 a.m., Advisements
   1st Thurs., 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon, DCSE Support Cases
   1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Thurs. 1:30 p.m. to 4:00p.m., DSS (Foster 
   Care) only
   3rd Thurs., 9:30 a.m., DCSE Cases scheduled every 30 min.
   2nd, 4th, & 5th Thurs., 9:30 a.m., Custody, Visitation,
     Protective Orders, Non-DCSE Support Cases, & DSS
     (Foster Care) Matters scheduled every 30 min.
     (Lengthy cases scheduled in the afternoon)
Juvenile Driver's License
   3rd Tues., 8:45 a.m.
Emergency DSS Cases & Protective Orders - scheduled
   as needed on any court day)

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Clerk or Judge on written motion in accordance with Rules of Court and local continuance policy. 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.