Virginia's Judicial System

Grayson General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

27th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Autumn C Hawks


Phone: (276) 773-2011
Fax: (276) 773-3174

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 280
New Grayson Courthouse
129 Davis St.
Independence, VA 24348-0280

General District Judges

  • Hon. Randal J. Duncan, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Gino W. Williams, Chief Judge
  • Hon. J. D. Bolt
  • Hon. Erin J. DeHart

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Monica D. Cox, Chief Judge
  • Hon. H. Lee Chitwood
  • Hon. Bradley G Dalton
  • Hon. Stephanie Murray Shortt
  • Hon. Robert C. Viar Jr.

Court Schedule

General District Court
   Misdemeanors, Felonies & Traffic
   Monday, 9:30 am.
   Town & Local Ordinances
   2nd Monday, 11:00 am.
   4th Monday, 1:00 pm.
   Monday, 8:30 am.
First continuance granted by Clerk, subsequent continuance granted 
by Judge.

Juvenile & Domestic Relations Distict Court
     Juvenile/Domestic Relations
   1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 9:30 am.-12:00 pm.
   Civil Custody/Support
   1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 1:00 pm.-4:00 pm.
   4th Tuesday, 9:30 am.-12:00 pm.
   Contested Civil Custody/Support
   2nd & 5th Tuesday, 9:30 am- 12:00 pm. & 1:00 PM.-4:00 pm.
   4th Tuesday, 12:30 am.-4:00 pm.
   Tuesdays, 8:30 am.
Continuance are granted by Judge

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk with cause shown; subsequently granted by Judge only. All J&DR continuances to be granted only by the Judge.