Virginia's Judicial System

Clarke Circuit Court

26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. April Wilkerson


Phone: (540) 955-5116
Fax: (540) 955-0284

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


102 N. Church Street
Berryville, VA 22611-0189


  • Hon. Alexander R. Iden, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. William W. Eldridge IV, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Brian M. Madden, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Bruce D. Albertson
  • Hon. Andrew S. Baugher
  • Hon. Kevin C. Black
  • Hon. Daryl L. Funk
  • Hon. Clark Andrew Ritchie

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 3rd Monday, Jan., April, July & Oct.
  • Motion Day, 3rd Wednesday of each month, 9:00 a.m.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Misdemeanor appeals day, 1st Monday of each month.
  • Praecipes must be filed not less that 7 days preceding Motion Day.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • Clarke County mails the final orders to the attorneys and unrepresented parties, or if requested, we fax the orders.