Virginia's Judicial System

Pulaski Circuit Court

27th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Spencer A Rygas


Phone: (540) 980-7825
Fax: (540) 980-7835

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


45 Third Street, NW
Suite 101
Pulaski, VA 24301


  • Hon. Kenneth M. Fleenor Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Bradley W. Finch
  • Hon. Brett L. Geisler
  • Hon. Hugh Lee Harrell
  • Hon. Josiah T. Showalter Jr.
  • Hon. Robert M. D. Turk

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms will begin the 2nd Monday of July, October, January and April.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Civil actions are scheduled directly through the judge's office. Clerk is notified of hearing by letter from counsel.
  • Orders are received by court and legal through the RMS system.
  • Misdemeanor Appeals - Third Wednesday of February, May, August, November.
  • Civil/Juvenile Appeals - First Thursday, February, May, August, November.
  • Electronic filing of civil cases is available 24/7 but will be processed during normal business hours.
  • Recordation of deeds is available in person, mail, or by e-recording. Recording hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on legal holidays. Clients are encouraged to submit deed recordings electronically to avoid traveling to the Clerk's Office.
  • Financial transactions are accepted by the Clerk's Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Online payment of criminal fines and costs can be made 24/7 but will be processed during normal business hours.
  • All visitors to the courthouse are subject to security screening by Sheriffs deputies, with currently requires special COVID-19 safety protocols, before visitors may enter the courthouse.