Virginia's Judicial System

Madison Circuit Court

16th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Leeta D. Louk


Phone: (540) 948-6888
Fax: (540) 948-3759

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


1 Main Street
P. O. Box 220
Madison, VA 22727-0220


  • Hon. David B. Franzen, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Claude V. Worrell II, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David M Barredo
  • Hon. Dale B. Durrer
  • Hon. Cheryl V. Higgins
  • Hon. Timothy K. Sanner

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 1st Monday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept., & Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Cases set on Term Day; 9:30 a.m. (Criminal), 11:00 a.m. (Civil)
  • Motion Day, 2nd Wednesday, 9:00 (Criminal), 1:30 (Civil)
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in limited instances.
  • Madison County Circuit Court mails the Final Order in Civil and Criminal Cases.