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@vacourts.gov

Phone/Fax


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

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open to public Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address


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

General District Judges

  • Hon. Shawn L Hines, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Andrew L. Johnson

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Marcus F. McClung, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Kimberly M. Jenkins
  • Hon. Elizabeth S. Wills

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
   1st Wednesday
     8:30 a.m., Presentation of Driver's Licenses
     9:00 a.m., Arraignments/Protective Orders
     9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Delinquency Cases
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Custody/Visitation/Support (non 
        DSS/DCSE)
   2nd Wednesday
     8:45 a.m., Arraignments/Protective Orders
     9:15 a.m., State Troopers
     9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., DCSE
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Drug Court (or C/V if clear docket)
     2:00 p.m. Custody/Visitation (Non DSS)
   3rd Monday
     8:45 a.m. Arraignments/Protective Orders
     9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Foster Case Cases (DSS)
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Custody/Visitation/Support (non 
        DSS/DCSE)
   3rd Wednesday
     8:45 a.m., Arraignments/Protective Orders
     9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Foster Care Cases (DSS)
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Custody/Visitation/Support (non 
        DSS/DCSE)
   4th Monday
     8:45 a.m., Arraignments/Protective Orders
     9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Parental 
        Participation Petitions
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Custody/Visitation/Support (non 
        DSS/DCSE)
   4th Wednesday
     8:45 a.m., Arraignments/Protective Orders
     9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Adult Criminal Misdemeanors
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Adult Criminal Felony
   Special Settings set by Judges

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.