Virginia's Judicial System


Pulaski Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

27th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Anne Elizabeth Helms
email: AHelms@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 980-3822
Fax: (540) 980-7891

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


45 Third Street, N.W.
Suite 103
Pulaski, VA 24301-5041

Judges

  • Hon. Howard Lee Chitwood, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Monica D. Cox
  • Hon. Bradley G Dalton
  • Hon. Stephanie Murray Shortt
  • Hon. Robert C. Viar Jr.

Court Schedule

1st & 3rd Mon.
   8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
   9:30 a.m., Pre-Trial
   10:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   2:30 p.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Services, Behavior (Juvenile)

2nd, 4th & 5th Mon.
   8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
   9:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   11:00 a.m., Pre-Trial
1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   2:30 p.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Services, Behavior (Juvenile)

1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tues.
   **No Court on 2nd Tuesday of the Month.**
   8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Motion to Amend Protective Orders and Protective 
   Orders
   9:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   1:00 p.m., Pre-Trial
   2:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support

Wednesday - Criminal Day
   8:30 a.m., Juvenile Traffic, Probation Reviews
   9:00 a.m., Motion to Amend Protective Orders and Protective 
   Orders
   9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., Juvenile Attorney cases
   10:30 a.m., Adult Attorney Cases Filed by Pulaski County Public 
   Schools
   11:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Review, DV Docket Reviews
   1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.-4:00 pm., Adult Criminal
   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Adult Attorney cases &
     Adult pro se criminal, Adult criminal with juvenile victim

2nd & 4th Thursday - DCSE Day
   8:30 a.m., Adult & Juvenile Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Non-DCSE, Show Cause
   9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m, 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. & 2:00 
   p.m. 4th Thursdays only)
     DCSE Support petitions, motions to amend support, show causes

2nd Thursday Only
   1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   3:30 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support

1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday
   8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
   9:00 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
   1:00 p.m., Pre-Trial
   2:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support

Friday
   9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 1:00 p.m., Special Hearings

Every Day - 1:00 p.m. (or as needed)
   Adult protective orders, Preliminary Hearings

Detention hearings as needed

Bond Hearings daily at 2:55 p.m. by video

Driver's License Presentation has been temporarily suspended.
   Driver's Licenses will be mailed out when received from DMV.

Continuance Policy

Please navigate to the Continuance Policy link, which can be found on the right side of this page under Local Court Links.