Virginia's Judicial System

Orange Circuit Court

16th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Melissa Morris


Phone: (540) 672-6162
Fax: (540) 672-2939

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


110 North Madison Road, Suite 300
P. O. Box 230
Orange, VA 22960-0133


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

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 4th Monday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept., & Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Cases set on Term Day.
  • Contact Orange County Circuit Court for available dates and times for criminal and civil cases.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized.