Staunton Legal Information
If you are a Staunton resident, it will be helpful for you to know more about the local courts and offices where your case may be pursued.
Staunton lies within the 25th Judicial Circuit, which features 10 Circuit Courts. These courts preside over civil law claims such as personal injury and wrongful death matters.
In addition to the Staunton Circuit Court, which is located on East Beverly Street, your case could be litigated in the Augusta Circuit Court on East Johnson Street in Staunton or the Circuit Courts in nearby Covington (Alleghany), Warm Springs (Bath), Fincastle (Botetourt), New Castle (Craig), Monterey (Highland), Lexington (Rockbridge), Buena Vista, Waynesboro or Rockingham Circuit Court in Harrisonburg in the 26th Judicial Circuit.
If you case involves a workers’ compensation hearing, it could be held at one of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission’s regional offices, including one located in Staunton on East Beverly Street.
If you are filing for Social Security disability benefits, your claim will be processed by the local Social Security Administration field office in Staunton, which is located in the Greenbrier Office Park on North Coalter Street. Should your case go to the hearing stage, the nearest Office of Disability Adjudication and Review would likely be in Charlottesville.