Page Circuit Court, 26th Judicial Circuit of Virginia
The Circuit Court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Virginia. The Circuit Court handles all civil cases with claims of more than $15,000. It shares authority with the general district court to hear matters involving between $4,500 and $15,000. The Circuit Court has the authority to hear serious criminal cases called felonies. The Circuit Court also handles family matters, including divorce. In addition, the Circuit Court hears cases appealed from the General District Court and from the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
Terms begin: 1st Wednesday in January, April, July and October
Motion Day: Tuesday after 2nd Monday, each month
Misdemeanor appeal days: Tuesday following fourth Monday, January to November; 3rd Tuesday in December
Grand Juries: 4th Monday, each month; none in December
Praecipe must be filed not less than 7 days preceding Motion Day nor more than 30 days
Court convenes at 9 a.m.
Commissioners in Chancery are utilized
Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4
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