Virginia's Judicial System


Pulaski Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

27th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Anne Elizabeth Helms
email: AHelms@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 980-3822
Fax: (540) 980-7891

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


45 Third Street, N.W.
Suite 103
Pulaski, VA 24301

Judges

  • Hon. Howard Lee Chitwood, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephanie Murray Shortt, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Monica D. Cox
  • Hon. Bradley G Dalton
  • Hon. Robert C. Viar Jr.

Court Schedule

1st & 3rd Mon.
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Pre-Trial
10:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
2:30 p.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Services, Behavior (Juvenile)

2nd, 4th & 5th Mon.
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
11:00 a.m., Pre-Trial
1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
2:30 p.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Services, Behavior (Juvenile)

1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tues.
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Motion to Amend Protective Orders and Protective Orders
9:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
1:00 p.m., Pre-Trial
2:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
**No Court on 2nd Tuesday of the Month.**

Wednesday - Criminal Day
8:30 a.m., Juvenile Traffic Probation Reviews
9:00 a.m., Motion to Amend Protective Orders and Protective Orders
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., Juvenile Attorney cases
10:30 a.m., Adult Attorney Cases Filed by Pulaski County Public 
Schools
11:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Review, Motions to Amend Protective 
Orders
1:00 p.m., Adult Bond Hearings
1:15 p.m. & 2:15 p.m., Adult Attorney cases
3:00 p.m., Adult pro se criminal, Adult criminal with juvenile 
victim

2nd & 4th Thursday - DCSE Day
8:30 a.m., Adult & Juvenile Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Non-DCSE, Show Cause
9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m, 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. 
4th Thursdays only)
DCSE Support petitions, motions to amend support, show causes

2nd Thursday Only
3:30 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
(1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support 2nd Thursdays only)

4th Thursday per month (or as scheduled)
4:15 p.m., Drivers' License Presentation

1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
1:00 p.m., Pre-Trial
2:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support

Friday
9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 1:00 p.m., Special Hearings

Every Day - 1:00 p.m. (or as needed)
Adult protective orders, Preliminary Hearings

Detention hearings as needed



Continuance Policy

Please navigate to the ?Continuance Policy? link, which can be found on the right side of this page under ?Local Court Links?.