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Where to Find Help

UPDATED September 22, 2009

Courthouse Locations

Virginia

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Below is a list of courthouses where you can file for a protection order.  (If you want to file for custody, divorce, or anything else, you may want to call the courthouse to make sure that the court we have listed is the proper courthouse.)  At the courthouse, the clerk will provide you with the forms that you need to file.  If you need assistance filling out the forms, the clerk may be able to give basic instructions, but the clerk usually cannot help you decide what information to write or give you any sort of advice.  You will also find links to online forms at our VA Download Court Forms page. For further help, you may want to reach out to a local domestic violence program or a legal services organization. You can find links to both types of organizations on our VA Where to Find Help page.

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Lancaster

Lancaster Circuit Court
311 Mary Hall Road
P.O. Box 99
Lancaster, VA 22503
Phone: (804) 462-5611
Fax: (804) 462-9978
Clerk of Court: Diane H. Mumford; hours 8:30am - 4:30pm

Lawrenceville

6th Judcial Circuit
216 North Main Street
Lawrenceville, VA 23868-0160
Phone: (434) 848-2215
Fax: (434) 848-4307
Email: vesjr@telpage.net
Clerk of Court: V. Earl Stanley Jr., Office Hours: 8:30 – 5p.m.

Lebanon

29th Judcial Circuit , Russell Circuit Court
P.O. Box 435
53 East Main Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
Phone: (276) 51-8023
Fax: (276) 889-8003
Clerk of Court: Ann Sword McReynolds; Hours 8:30am - 4:30pm

Leesburg

20th District, Loudoun County JDR
PO BOX 550
Leesburg, VA 20178
Phone: (703) 777-0270
Fax: (703) 771-5037
Clerk Of Court: Gary M. Clemens; hours 8:30am – 4:30pm

Lexington

Rockbridge Circuit Court, 25th Judicial Circuit
Rockbridge County Courthouse
20 South Randolph Street, Suite 101
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 540-463-3850
Email: dBPatterson@courts.state.va.us
Court Clerk: D. Bruce Patterson; Hours 8:30 – 4:30

Louisa

16th Judicial Circuit
P.O. Box 37
100 W.Main Street
Louisa, VA 23093
Phone: (540) 967-5312
Fax: (540) 967-2705
Email: SHopkins@courts.state.va.us
Clerk of Court: Susan R. Hopkins; hours 8:30am - 5pm

Lovingston

24th Juduicial District
P.O. Box 10
84 Courthouse Square, 1st Floor
Lovingston, VA 22949-0010
Phone: (434) 263-7020
Fax: (434) 263-7027
Court Clerk: Judy Stevens Smythers; Hours 8am-5pm

Lunenburg

Lunenberg Circuit Court
10th Judicial Circuit
11413 Courthouse Road
Lunenburg, VA 23952
Phone: (434) 696-5508
Fax: (434) 696-3665
Court Clerk: Gordon F. Erby; hours 8:30 – 4:30

Luray

26th District, Page JDR
Page Circuit Court
116 S. Court St., Suite A
Luray, VA 22835
Phone: (540) 743-4064
Fax: (540) 743-6902
Email: clerkwilson@hotmail.com
Clerk: C.R. Wilson; Hours 9am - 5pm

Lynchburg

24th Judicial Circuit
P.O. Box 4
00 Court Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Phone: (434) 696-2132
Fax: (434) 696-3931
Email: LPalmer@courts.state.va.us
Court Clerk: Larry B. Palmer

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