Virginia's Judicial System

Craig Circuit Court

25th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Sharon P. Oliver
email: [email protected]


Phone: (540) 864-6141
Fax: (540) 864-7471

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Post Office Box 185
182 Main Street, Suite 4
New Castle, VA 24127

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 185, New Castle, VA 24127


  • Hon. Joel R. Branscom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Paul A. Dryer
  • Hon. Anne F Reed
  • Hon. Christopher B. Russell
  • Hon. Shannon T. Sherrill
  • Hon. Edward K. Stein
  • Hon. Sean Calvin Workowski

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, last Monday, Feb.; 2nd Monday, May, Sept., Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Cases set on Term Day and chancery matters set between docket calls by agreement of counsel with court's approval.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes; i.e., partition suits.
  • Craig County Circuit Court sends the final orders out by regular mail.