Virginia's Judicial System

Bland 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 Jill G. Baker


Phone: (276) 688-4433
Fax: (276) 688-4789

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Credit/Debit card payments may be made online by
visiting the court website


612 Main Street, Suite 106
P. O. Box 157
Bland, VA 24315-0157

General District Judges

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

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

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

Court Schedule

General District Court

     Wed., 10:00 a.m.
   Criminal & Traffic
     Wed., 8:30 a.m.

Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   1st & 3rd Mondays
     Traffic: 9:00 a.m.
     Criminal: 9:15 a.m.
     Abuse/Neglect/Foster Care: 10:15 a.m.
     Attorney Advisements: 12:45 p.m.
     Pretrial Conferences: 1:00 p.m.
     Custody/Visitation/Support: 1:30 p.m.
   DCSE, 1st Monday of even months, 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent continuances granted by Judge.