Virginia's Judicial System

Radford General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

27th Judicial District of Virginia

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


Ms Sally Stump Davis


Phone: (540) 731-3609
Fax: (540) 731-3692

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


619 Second Street
Municipal Building
Radford, VA 24141

General District Judges

  • Hon. Erin J. DeHart, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Gino W. Williams, Chief Judge
  • Hon. J. D. Bolt
  • Hon. Randal J. Duncan

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

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

Court Schedule

   Thurs., 8:30 a.m.
Criminal Misdemeanors
   Thurs., 10:00 a.m.
Arraignments, General District Court
   Thurs., 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Felonies
   Thurs., 1:30 p.m.
   1st & 3rd Fri., 9:00 a.m.
   Small Claims
   1st & 3rd Fri., 10:30 a.m.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations
Tuesday of the Month
   8:30a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Arraignments, Adult Protective Orders, 
   9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Department of Social Services cases
   9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Juvenile traffic, juvenile delinquency
   10:00 a.m. - noon, Adult criminal cases
   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Contested cases
3rd Tuesday of the Month
   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Department of Child Support Enforcement 
2nd, 4th and 5th Fridays
   9:00 a.m. - noon, Contested civil cases
   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Civil pre-trial, Non-DCSE support cases, 
   DSS cases, contested civil

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent requests by Judge.