Virginia's Judicial System

Carroll Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

27th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Shayla Arielle Smythers


Phone: (276) 730-3049
Fax: (276) 730-3104

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 1808
605 Pine Street
Hillsville, VA 24343-7808


  • Hon. Monica D. Cox, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Howard Lee Chitwood
  • Hon. Bradley G Dalton
  • Hon. Ryan D. Hamrick
  • Hon. Stephanie Murray Shortt

Court Schedule

DCSE Cases
   1st Mon., 9:00 a.m., Segmented Docket
Juvenile Traffic
   2nd through 5th Mon., 9:30 a.m.
     Operator's License Presentation, 3rd Mon., 4:00 p.m.
Juvenile Delinquency
   2nd through 5th Mon., 10:00 a.m.
Adult Criminal
   2nd through 5th Mon., 11:00 a.m.
Protective Orders & Foster Care
   2nd through 5th Mon., 1:00 p.m.
     (Cases scheduled time specific)
   Each Wed., 9:45 a.m.
Pretrials & Contested Matters
   Each Wed. and Thurs., 9:00 a.m. (Cases scheduled time specific)

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge upon motion.