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. Richard C. Patterson, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Henry A. Barringer

Court Schedule

Civil
   1st & 3rd Mondays of the month
     9:00 a.m., Attorney cases
     1:15 p.m., Miscellaneous warrants in debts
     1:30 p.m., Unlawful detainers
     1:45 p.m., Contested cases
   Small Claims
   1st & 3rd Mon., 11:00 a.m.
Traffic
   Wed., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
Criminal
   Wed., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.,
     3:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Town of Bluefield
   1st & 3rd Thurs., 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
Town of Pocahontas
   3rd Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Town of Richlands
   2nd & 4th Thurs., 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
Town of Tazewell
   1st & 3rd Thurs., 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Town of Cedar Bluff
   4th Thurs., 11:00 a.m.
Felony Preliminary Hearings
   2nd & 4th Fri., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.,
     11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.
Bad Check Misdemeanors & Felonies
   2nd & 4th Thurs., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
Show Causes (Failing to Pay)
   1st & 3rd Thurs., 1:00 p.m.
Probation Show Causes
   3rd Thurs., 2:00 p.m.

Continuance Policy

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