Virginia's Judicial System

Henry Circuit Court

21st Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Jennifer R. Ashworth


Phone: (276) 634-4880
Fax: (276) 634-4898

Clerk's Office Hours

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Deed recording hours 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Suite B
3160 Kings Mountain Rd.
Martinsville, VA 24112-3966

E-recording from Simplifile is now accepted. Get started by calling 800.460.5657 or visit


  • Hon. Giles Carter Greer, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Marcus A. Brinks
  • Hon. James R. McGarry

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 3rd Monday, 9:00 a.m., in July, Sept., Nov., Mar., & May; 1st Tuesday after 3rd Monday, 9:00 a.m., in Jan.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Pursuant to Rule 1:20, counsel of record may agree to a trial date as a part of a written plan prepared and submitted to the court for approval pursuant to Rule 1:18, after obtaining a trial date from the court's administrative assistant.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in partition suits, creditors suits, etc.
  • Distribution of Final Orders Procedures: Civil: send copies as directed by order. J&DR Civil appeals: Copy to attorneys of record, parties pro se, DCSE and CASA when appropriate Criminal: Upon request.