Virginia's Judicial System

Amherst General District Court

24th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Beverly J. Lewis


Phone: (434) 946-9351
Fax: (434) 946-9359

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


P. O. Box 513
113 Taylor Street
Amherst, VA 24521


  • Hon. Sam D. Eggleston, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Randy C. Krantz
  • Hon. Stephanie S. Maddox

Court Schedule

Criminal, Traffic, & Local Ordinances
   Every Tuesday except 4th Tues. of the month
   Every Thursday except 2nd Thurs. in the month
   1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., & 2:30 p.m.
Advisement Cases
   Tues. & Thurs., 8:30 a.m.
   First Friday in the month
   Civil represented cases will be held the first Friday at 8:30 
   a.m. and contested cases at 11:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent continuances by Judge.