Virginia's Judicial System

Clarke General District Court

26th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Julie G. Aemmer


Phone: (540) 955-5128
Fax: (540) 955-1195

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


104 North Church Street
Berryville, VA 22611-0612


  • Hon. Amy B. Tisinger, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. John Stanley Hart Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Kenneth L. Alger II
  • Hon. Christopher E. Collins
  • Hon. Mary Louise Costello Daniel

Court Schedule

Bond Arraignments (video)
   Wed. & Thurs., 8:30 a.m.
Virginia State Police Returns
   1st Wed., 9:00 a.m.
   2nd Wed., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m.
Town of Berryville Police Department
   3rd Wed.
     9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 2:00 PM
Show Cause for non-compliance: ASAP, Probation
   3rd Wed., 8:30 a.m.
Game Wardens, Animal Control Officers, DMV Agents
   1st & 3rd Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
County Enforcement Officers
   1st Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
Citizen Complaints
   1st Wed., 11:00 a.m.
Clarke County Sheriff's Department
   1st Wed., 9:00 a.m.
   1st Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
   3rd Thurs., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Civil Court Docket
   1st Wed., 2:00 p.m.
   4th Thurs., 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted at discretion and upon review of judge.