Virginia's Judicial System

Washington General District Court

28th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Sara Kathleen Keen


Phone: (276) 676-6279, (276) 676-6281
Fax: (276) 676-3136

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Stop taking payments at 4:00 p.m.


191 East Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210-2858


  • Hon. Travis B. Lee, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert L. Hobbs, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Jeffrey Lynn Campbell

Court Schedule

   Town of Abingdon
     9:00 a.m., 1st, 3rd & 4th Tues.
     9:00 a.m., 1st, 2nd & 3rd Fri.
   Towns of Damascus
     9:00 a.m., 1st & 4th Fri.
   Town of Glade Spring
     9:00 a.m., 4th Fri.
   Tues. & Fri.
     9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
     1:30 p.m.
   Bonded Arraignments
     1:30 p.m., 1st & 3rd Mon.
   Felony & related misdemeanors
     9:00 a.m., Wed.
   Misdemeanor (other than shoplifting)
     1:30 p.m., Wed.
   EXIT 7 Walmart Shoplifting
     2nd Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
   EXIT 19 Walmart Shoplifting
     4th Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
     1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Mondays at 2 p.m.
     This is to release any moneys collected to plaintiff:
     exemptions hearings heard following Monday after filed.
   Small Claims
     10:30 a.m., 3rd Mon.
   Unlawful Detainers
     10:30 a.m.
   Other Civil Actions
     Collection Attorneys
     9:00 a.m., Mon.
     All other attorneys & pro se litigants
     1:30 p.m., 2nd & 4th Mon.
Animal Cases & Recycling Cases
   10:30 a.m., 1st Mon.
   1st & 2nd Thurs.
     9:00 a.m., Town of Abingdon - County
     9:00 a.m., Game & Fishery
     9:00 a.m. Probation 1st Thursday
   3rd Thurs.
     10:30 a.m., County
   4th Thurs.
     10:30 a.m., County
Mon. - Friday
   Bond Hearings
Certification & Commitment Hearings & Appointment
of Counsel As Needed

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent continuances by Judge.