Virginia's Judicial System

Russell General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

29th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Donna Denise Israel Hale


Phone: (276) 889-8051, (276) 889-8052
Fax: (276) 889-8091

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 65
53 E. Main Street
Lebanon, VA 24266-0065

General District Judges

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

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Laura F. O'Quinn, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Michael J. Bush
  • Hon. Martha P. Ketron

Court Schedule

Arraignment Hearings
   Tues. & Wed., 9:00 a.m.
   1st & 3rd Tues., 1:00 p.m.
   Small Claims
   1st & 3rd Tues., 2:00 p.m.
   Tues., 9:00 a.m.
   Wed., 9:00 a.m.
Town cases
   2nd & 4th Tues., 10:00 a.m.

All Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   1st & 3rd Mon., DSS Cases
   4th Mon., DCSE Cases
   Thurs. & Fri., 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.