Virginia's Judicial System


Tazewell General District Court

29th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Connie S. Comer
email: ccomer@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (276) 385-1563
Phone: (276) 988-5962
Fax: (276) 988-6202

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


104 Court Street, Suite 3
Tazewell, VA 24651-1081

Judges

  • Hon. Henry A. Barringer, Chief Judge
  • Hon. George Robert Brittain II

Court Schedule

1st and 3rd Monday: Civil
9:00    Attorney cases
10:00  Miscellaneous warrants in debts           Garnishments
11:00  National Bank and Small claims
11:15  Unlawful Detainers
1:00    Schewels
1:45    Contested cases
2:00    Protective Orders
2:30    Inmate Arraignments and Bond Hearings

3rd Monday:
1:00 Show causes for failing to pay fines and costs

2nd and 4th Monday: Richlands Police Department
9:00   Traffic and Criminal cases
1:00   Arraignments (Bonded) and Inmate Arraignments; Bond hearings
2:00   Protective Orders

Wednesday: Virginia State Police and Tazewell County Sheriff's 
Office: Traffic and Criminal
9:00 and 10:00 Virginia State Police
10:45 Tazewell County Sheriff's Office
11:30 VASAP (first Wednesday of each month)
1:00  Tazewell County Sheriff's Office
1:30  Civilian Complaint Criminal Cases
2:00  Protective Orders
2:30  Inmate Arraignments and Bond Hearings

1st and 3rd Thursday: Bluefield Police Department
Pocahontas Police Department, Cedar Bluff Police Department
Traffic and Criminal
9:00   Bluefield Police Department
10:00 Bluefield Police Department and Pocahontas Police Department
11:00 Cedar Bluff Police Department
2:30 Inmate Arraignments and Bond hearings

1st Thursday:
1:00 Show causes for failing to pay fines and costs

3rd Thursday:
1:00 Probation Show Causes, Restitution Show Causes, Failure to 
report to jail

2nd and 4th Thursday: Tazewell Police Department: Traffic and 
Criminal
9:00 Tazewell Police Department
2:00 Protective Orders
2:30 Inmate Arraignments and Bond hearings

2nd Thursday:
1:00 Bad Check charges

4th Thursday:
1:00 Shoplifting charges

2nd and 4th Friday: Felony cases
9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 and 11:00 Waivers and continuances
1:00 Preliminary hearings, Bond hearings and Pre-trial motions
2:00 Protective Orders
2:30 Inmate Arraignments and Bond hearings


Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion; in civil cases, granted by Clerk upon agreement of all parties; in traffic & misdemeanors, by Clerk.