Virginia's Judicial System

Page Circuit Court

26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. C. Grayson Markowitz


Phone: (540) 743-4064
Phone: (540) 743-6902
Fax: (540) 743-2338

Clerk's Office Hours

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


116 South Court Street
Suite A
Luray, VA 22835-1200


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

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 1st Wednesday, Jan., Apr., July, & Oct.
  • Motion Day, Tuesday after 2nd Monday, each month.
  • Misdemeanor appeal days, Tuesday following fourth Monday, Jan. to Nov.; 3rd Tuesday in December
  • Grand Juries, 1st Wednesday of every month, unless it lands on a holiday in that case it is the following Wednesday.
  • Praecipe must be filed not less than 7 days preceding Motion Day nor more than 30 days.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.