Circuit Court

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.

Access Page County information on the Commonwealth of Virginia's website.

Terms of Court & General Information

  • Terms begin: 4th Monday 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