Virginia's Judicial System


Bedford General District Court

24th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Carla F. Smith

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 586-7637
Fax: (540) 586-7684

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


123 East Main Street, Suite 202
Bedford, VA 24523-2034

Judges

  • Hon. Harold A. Black, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. R. Edwin Burnette Jr.
  • Hon. Sam D. Eggleston III

Court Schedule

Civil
   Thurs., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.; Fri., 1:30 p.m.
   Small Claims
   1st Thurs., 9:30 a.m.
Criminal
   9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Mon., & 
   every Wed.
   9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m., 1st & 5th Fri.
   Game & Inland Fisheries
   9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m., 1st & 5th Fri.


Traffic
   9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Mon., & 
   every Wed.
   9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m., 1st & 5th Fri.


Arraignments/Advisements
   Thurs., 8:30 a.m., in court advisements/arraignments
   2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Mon., every Wed. & Thurs., 1st & 5th Fri., 
   8:30 a.m., video advisements only

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by clerk; subsequently granted on agreement of the parties or approval by Judge.