Virginia's Judicial System

Louisa General District Court

16th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Brandy S Alexander


Phone: (540) 967-5330
Fax: (540) 967-2369

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


P. O. Box 524
Cunningham Bldg
314 West Main Street
Louisa, VA 23093-0452


  • Hon. Claiborne H. Stokes Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Theresa W. Carter
  • Hon. Matthew J. Quatrara
  • Hon. Kenneth Andrew Sneathern

Court Schedule

Criminal,Traffic & Civil- Tues. & Thurs.
   8:30 a.m., First Returns Appointment of Counsel
   9:00 a.m., Arraignment, Agreements, VASAP and OAR Show Causes
   9:30 a.m., State Police and Criminal Cases
   10:00 a.m., Sheriff's Officers Traffic & Criminal Cases, Animal 
   Control Cases
   10:30 a.m., Conservation Officer Cases, Building & Zoning 
   11:00 a.m., Preliminary Hearings, Citizen Complaints
   11:30 a.m., Town Police Department Traffic & Criminal Cases
   12:15 p.m., Small Claims Cases
   12:30 p.m., Civil First Return docket call
   1:00 p.m., Civil Contested Cases

Continuance Policy

Traffic Infractions and Civil First Return continuance requests heard by Judge on written motion.