Virginia's Judicial System

Middlesex General District Court

9th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Angela D Shoe


Phone: (804) 758-4312
Fax: (804) 758-4343

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


73 Bowden Street
Saluda, VA 23149

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 169, Saluda, VA 23149


  • Hon. Stephanie E. Merritt, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Colleen K. Killilea, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Stephen Ashton Hudgins

Court Schedule

Traffic / Criminal
   1st & 3rd Mondays
     8:15 a.m., Counsel Determination with clerk
     9:00 a.m., Arraignments
     9:30 a.m., Virginia State Police
     10:00 a.m., Animal control, Zoning
     10:30 a.m., VMRC, Game & Inland Fisheries
     11:00 a.m., Middlesex Sheriff's office
     1:00 p.m., Trials and preliminary hearings

   1st & 3rd Monday
     1:00 p.m., First Callings
   1st Friday of Even Months
     9:00 a.m., First Callings, Small Claims
     Contested Civil as set by Court
   3rd Friday of Odd Months
     9:00 a.m., Contested Civil as set by Court

Continuance Policy

First motion to continue may be granted by the Clerk. Subsequent motions to continue may be granted by the Judge.