Virginia's Judicial System


Staunton Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

25th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Teresa L. Smith
email: tsmith@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 245-5306
Fax: (540) 245-5349

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


P. O. Box 1336
6 East Johnson Street
First Floor
Staunton, VA 24401

Judges

  • Hon. Anita D. Filson, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Laura L. Dascher
  • Hon. Paul A. Tucker

Court Schedule

Advisements
Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
Traffic
Mon. & Wed., 8:30 a.m.
CHINS
Mon. & Wed., 9:00 a.m.
Criminal & Delinquency
Mon., 9:30 a.m. - noon & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Arraignments
Mon. - Fri., 11:30 a.m. (as needed)
DSS
Wed., 10 a.m. - noon
DCSE
2nd Fri., 9:00 - noon & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
3rd Fri., 9:00 a.m. - noon
Civil
1st Fri., 9:00 - noon & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2nd Thurs., 9:00 - noon & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
3rd Tues., 9:00 - noon & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
*Contested cases set by time estimate beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Operator's License Ceremony
4th Mon., 4:00 p.m.

*Protective orders and DSS emergencies as needed

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Clerk or Judge on motion in accordance with local continuance policy.