Virginia's Judicial System

Fluvanna Circuit Court

16th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Tristana P. Treadway


Phone: (434) 591-1970
Fax: (434) 591-1971

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Cash registers close at 4:00 PM
No recordings or transactions after 4:00 PM


72 Main Street
P. O. Box 550
Palmyra, VA 22963


  • Hon. Claude V. Worrell II, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David M Barredo
  • Hon. Dale B. Durrer
  • Hon. David B. Franzen
  • Hon. Cheryl V. Higgins
  • Hon. Timothy K. Sanner

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 4th Monday, Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct.; 3rd Tues. in Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Criminal cases set on Term Day; civil cases set through Judge's Administrative Assistant, Amber Knight, 434-591-1794 or 434-985-5243, or by praecipe on Term Day.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m., Civil matters will be called at 11:00 a.m. for setting.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in some contested civil cases.