Virginia's Judicial System

Bedford General District Court

24th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Ashley Richards Schley
email: [email protected]


Phone: (540) 586-7637
Fax: (540) 586-7684

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


123 East Main Street, Suite 202
Bedford, VA 24523-2034


  • Hon. Randy C. Krantz, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephanie S. Maddox, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Sam Daniel Eggleston, Chief Judge

Court Schedule

   Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
   Small Claims, 1st Thursday, 9:30 a.m.

Criminal & Traffic
   2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Mon., Wed. and 1st & 5th Fri.
     9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

   Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.
   Video arraignments/advisements for incarcerated defendants
   are scheduled daily on an as needed basis.

Continuance Policy

A continuance motion must be filed in writing for a continuance to be considered by the Clerk and the Judge.