Virginia's Judicial System


Scott General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

30th Judicial District of Virginia

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

Clerk


Ms Karen D. Hood
email: khood@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (276) 386-7341
Fax: (276) 386-2840

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


202 West Jackson Street, Suite 203
Gate City, VA 24251-3012

General District Judges

  • Hon. Clarence E. Phillips, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Shawn L Hines

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Elizabeth S. Wills, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Ronald Kelley Elkins

Court Schedule

General District Court
Civil
   1st & 3rd Tues., 1:00 p.m.

Arraignments
   Every Tues. & Thurs., 9:00 a.m.
     Except 5th Tues. & Thurs.

Criminal
   1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thurs., 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., County 
   Officers
     Including Game & Forest Officials
   3rd Thurs., 1:00 p.m., DUID (every other month)
   1st & 3rd Thurs., 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., County Investigators
   4th Thurs., 1:00 p.m., Bad Checks & CDI Violation Cases

Traffic
   1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Tues., 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., State 
   Troopers
   2nd Tues., 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m., Town of Weber City
     (Grouped by Officer)
   4th Tues., 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m., Town of Gate City
     (Grouped by Officer)

Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
   Arraignments & Protective Orders
     Every Wednesday at 8:45 a.m.
     Except for 5th Wednesday

   1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Wed., 9:15 a.m. - State Troopers
   1st Wed., 9 :30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m., - Delinquency Cases
   1st Wed., 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., - Custody/Visitation
   2nd Wed., 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., - DCSE Cases
   2nd Wed., 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., - Drug Court
   2nd Wed., 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., - Custody
   3rd Wed., 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., - Foster Case Cases
   3rd Wed., 1:00 p.m., to 3:00 p.m., - Custody/Visitation/Support 
   (Not DCSE)
   4th Wed., 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., - Adult Criminal (Misd)
   4th Wed., 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., - Adult Criminal (Felony)
   4th Mon., 8:30 a.m., - Presentation of Driver's License
   4th Mon., 9:00 a.m., - CHINS, School Truancy, Viol. Of 
   Compulsory School Attendance (Adult)
   4th Mon., 1:00 p.m., - Custody/Visitation & Support (Not DCSE)

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.