Nelson Circuit Court
24th Judicial Circuit of Virginia
Hon. Judy Stevens Smythers
Phone: (434) 263-7020
Fax: (434) 263-7027
Clerk's Office Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
P. O. Box 10
84 Courthouse Square, 1st Floor
Lovingston, VA 22949-0010
- Hon. John T. Cook, Chief Judge
- Hon. James W. Updike Jr.
- Hon. F. Patrick Yeatts
Terms of Court and General Information
- Terms begin, 4th Tuesday, Jan, March, May, Sept , & Nov.
- Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
- All cases set on Term Day or directly through Judge at other times.
- Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
- Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in general chancery causes. Divorce cases not usually referred.