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Friday, November 16, 2018

General District Court

Courthouse

Warren General District Court
1 East Main Street
Front Royal, Virginia 22630
Telephone: (540) 635-2335
Fax: (540) 636-8233
 
Clerk's Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:15 am - 4:15 pm

Court Description:
The Court that most people have contact with is the General District Court.  The General District Court handles most traffic violations.  The General District Court also hears minor criminal cases known as misdemeanors and conducts preliminary hearings for more serious criminal cases called felonies.

General District Courts have exclusive authority to hear civil cases with claims of $4,500 or less and share authority with the Circuit Courts to hear cases with claims between $4,500 and $25,000.  Examples of civil cases are landlord and tenant disputes, contract disputes and personal injury actions.

There is a General District Court in each city and county in Virginia.  General District Court Judges are elected by the General Assembly for 6-year terms.  General District Court Clerks are appointed by the Judge.  Judges, Clerks and staff are employees of the Supreme Court of Virginia.
 
Judges:
The Honorable W. Dale Houff, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
The Honorable Ian R. D. Williams
The Honorable William W. Eldridge IV
The Honorable John Stanley Hart Jr.
The Honorable Amy B. Tisinger
 
Clerks:
Lauren E. Jones, Clerk
Devon Carper, Deputy Clerk
Nicole Lyons, Deputy Clerk
Andrea Jones, Deputy Clerk
 
Court Schedule:
CIVIL
First and Third Friday, 9:00 am
Hospital Cases: Wednesday, 9:00 am
Small Claims: Wednesday, 9:30 am
 
TRAFFIC AND CRIMINAL
Local Ordinances: Tuesday, 9:00 am
State Ordinances: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am
Virginia State Troopers: Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 am
Trials: By 1:00 pm, Scheduled by Judge
 
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Contact

  info (@) warrencountyva.net
  540.636.4600
  540.636.6066
  220 N. Commerce Avenue
     Front Royal, VA 22630

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