Virginia's Judicial System


Martinsville General District Court

21st Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Stacie Renae Prillaman
email: srprillaman@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


Phone: (276) 403-5125
Fax: (276) 403-5114

Clerk's Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address


Municipal Building
55 West Church Street
P. O. Box 1402
Martinsville, VA 24114-1402

Judges

  • Hon. James R. McGarry, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Joan Ziglar

Court Schedule

Arraignments
   Monday & Thursday, 8:15 a.m.
Traffic/Criminal
   Monday & Thursday, 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Civil
   1st & 3rd Friday each month
     Large Volume Plaintiffs, 9:00 a.m.
     Warrant in Debts, 9:00 a.m.
     Unlawful Detainers/Detinue, 10:30 a.m.
     Contested Cases/Trials: Beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent continuances granted by Judge. Civil continuances by agreement between litigants. If cannot agree, Judge will hold hearing to determine if continuance granted.