Virginia's Judicial System


Giles General District Court

27th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Yvette M. Pennington

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 921-3533
Fax: (540) 921-3752

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


120 North Main Street, Suite 1
Pearisburg, VA 24134

Judges

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

Court Schedule

Arraignments
   Criminal: Tues., 10:30 a.m. & Fri., 8:30 a.m.
   Traffic: Tues., 10:30 a.m.
   Video: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., & Fri., 8:30 a.m.
Trials
   Criminal
     Tues., 1:00 p.m. (Misdemeanors & Felonies)
     2nd Fri., 8:30 a.m. (Bad checks)
   Traffic
     Tues., 8:30 a.m. (pre-trials) 10:00 (attorneys)
Preliminary Hearings
   Tues., 1:00 p.m. & Fri., 10:00 a.m
Civil
   Small Claims
     1st & 3rd Fri., 9:00 a.m
   Unlawful Detainer
     1st & 3rd Fri., 9:30 a.m.; 10:00 a.m. (attorneys)
   Contest Civil Trials
     1st & 3rd Fri., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
   Uncontested Civil First Return
     1st & 3rd Fri., 9:30 a.m.; 10:00 a.m. (attorneys)

Other
   Arraignments: 5th Fri., 8:30 a.m.
   Contested (criminal or civil): 5th Fri., 9:00 a.m.
   Civil garnishments: 1st & 3rd Fri., 1:00 p.m.
   Game Warden Cases (criminal): 4th Fri., 10:00 a.m.
   Animal & Litter Control Cases: 4th Fri., 10:30 a.m.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk or Judge. Subsequent continuances granted by Judge.