Circuit Court

No jury trial on December 21st.  Please follow instructions on letter for next trial date.


As the highest local court, the Circuit Court handles felonies in the criminal system, appeals from lower courts and civil law suits.

The Greene County Circuit Court schedule is set by Judge Worrell. The Third Tuesday of the month is set for motions beginning at 9:00 AM for Criminal Court and 1:30 PM for Civil Court.

Terms begin the second Monday of even months (Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec.). On Term Day, the Grand Jury is sworn in, the Grand Jury indictments are considered, and the dockets are reviewed.


Hon. Claude V. Worrell, Presiding Judge
Hon. Timothy K. Sanner, Chief Judge
Hon. Dale B. Durrer
Hon. Cheryl V. Higgins
Hon. Richard E. Moore
Hon. Susan L. Whitlock

Terms of Court and General Information

Terms begin 2nd Mon., Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., & Dec. October Term: Tues. after 2nd Mon. as 2nd Mon. is a holiday.
Grand Juries, 1st day of Term, 9:00 a.m.
Criminal cases set on Term Day.
Civil cases set by praecipe on Term Day, 11:00 a.m.
Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in some chancery causes.
Motions Day, 3rd Tues. (Criminal 9:00 a.m.; Civil 1:30 p.m.)

Contact the Clerk of the Court


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 386
Stanardsville, VA 22973


By Email

Ashby Lamb-Gomez, Clerk
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By Phone

Fax: 434-985-6723

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

Learn more about Greene County.


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  Fax: 434-985-3705

  40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973

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