The War­ren Coun­ty Cour­t­house is locat­ed at 1 E Main Street, Front Roy­al, VA 22630. At this loca­tion you will find the Cir­cuit Court (Crim­i­nal and Civ­il), Gen­er­al Dis­trict Court (Crim­i­nal, Traf­fic, and Civ­il), and Juve­nile and domes­tic Rela­tions Court, along with each courts clerks office and the War­ren Coun­ty Com­mon­wealth Attor­ney’s Office.

Court Infor­ma­tion:

Gen­er­al Dis­trict Court — Phone — (540) 635‑2335, Hours — 8:15 AM — 4:15 PM

Juve­nile and Domes­tic Rela­tions Court — (540) 635‑4107, Hours — 8:00 AM — 4:30 PM

Cir­cuit Court — (540) 635‑2435, Hours — 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Com­mon­wealth Attor­ney — (540) 635‑5441, Hours — 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM 

Juve­nile Intake — (540) 636‑4189, Hours — 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Court Secu­ri­ty — (540) 635‑1403

Vir­ginia Court Sys­tem Website


1. When entering the court building

If you have busi­ness with the courts, you will need to pass through secu­ri­ty. This may con­sist of met­al detec­tors, body wand­ing and pat downs. Expect inspec­tion of bags and cas­es or any per­son­al items you take with you. At any point in time even after pass­ing through the secu­ri­ty check point, while you are in the cour­t­house per­sons or prop­er­ty is sub­ject to search. Your refusal to be searched my be grounds for you to be asked to leave the build­ing. Fail­ure to leave after being asked to leave may result in crim­i­nal charges.

2. What not to bring when entering the building 

You are not per­mit­ted to bring in firearms, knifes, chem­i­cal or elec­tric pro­tec­tion devices. Any item not deemed safe by secu­ri­ty at the time of your entry. You may be asked to return items to your car before enter­ing in some cas­es. Con­trolled sub­stances, para­pher­na­lia from drug use and Alco­hol are not per­mit­ted. Pets are not per­mit­ted into the build­ing, how­ev­er ser­vice ani­mals will be allowed. Food and drinks are not per­mit­ted in the court­rooms but my be brought into the build­ing. If you need to bring a pro­hib­it­ed item into the build­ing please call court secu­ri­ty ahead of time (540) 635‑1403. For a com­plete list of pro­hib­it­ed or restrict­ed activ­i­ties in the War­ren Coun­ty Cour­t­house please refer to the below court order.

Court Order — Pro­hib­it­ed or Restrict­ed Activ­i­ties in the War­ren Coun­ty Courthouse

3. Expected courthouse manors and attire 

All per­sons enter­ing the court­room must dress and act in a respect­ful and appro­pri­ate man­ner indica­tive of the dig­ni­ty of court proceedings.

  • Exam­ples of inap­pro­pri­ate dress and behav­ior include, but are not lim­it­ed to:
  • Shorts/tank tops
  • Hats, head­bands or ker­chiefs, except for reli­gious or med­ical needs
  • Excessive/inappropriate body exposure
  • Sun­glass­es except for med­ical needs
  • Bare feet, “flip-flops”, slippers
  • Cloth­ing with word­ing or pic­tures that is/are obscene, offen­sive, or vulgar
  • Exposed under­wear
  • Chew­ing gum, tobac­co, drinks or food

4. Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices 

Cell phones and oth­er elec­tron­ic devices (tablets, iPads, Chrome­books, lap­tops, and etc.) are allowed into the cour­t­house but there are restric­tions on these devices. These device must not become dis­rup­tive to the oper­a­tion of cour­t­house activ­i­ties. There are no audio and/or video record­ings to be made at any­time while inside the cour­t­house. Phones or elec­tron­ic devices shall not be used or out while inside of the court­rooms. Fail­ure to com­ply with these rules may result in the item being con­fis­cat­ed. If your device is need­ed as evi­dence for a court pro­ceed­ing please seek per­mis­sion from the judge pri­or to oper­at­ing your device in the court­room. All devices are sub­ject to fol­low the guide­lines of the courts order (Court Order — Pro­hib­it­ed or Restrict­ed Activ­i­ties in the War­ren Coun­ty Cour­t­house) and a deputy at court secu­ri­ty may deny an item being brought into the build­ing or into the court­room. If you have any ques­tions about a spe­cif­ic device or its usage while in the courthouse/courtroom please ask a deputy at court security.