Virginia's Judicial System

Middlesex General District Court

9th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Amy S. Pierce


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. Stephen Ashton Hudgins, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Colleen K. Killilea

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
   3rd Fridays:
     9:00 a.m., First Callings, Small Claims
   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.