Virginia's Judicial System


Lynchburg General District Court

24th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Wetawna G. Hays
email: TGHays@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Civil: (434) 455-2640
Criminal/Traffic: (434) 455-2630
Fax: (434) 847-1779

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


905 Court Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

Deadline to file protective order petitions is 2:00 p.m.

Judges

  • Hon. Harold A. Black, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. R. Edwin Burnette Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Sam D. Eggleston III

Court Schedule

Criminal/Traffic
   Mondays - 1st, 2nd & 4th
   9:00 a.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   10:00 a.m., Represented cases
   11:30 a.m., Custody advisements
   1:00 p.m., Advisements
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases
   Mondays - 3rd & 5th
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases

   Tuesdays
   9:00 a.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   10:00 a.m., Represented cases
   11:30 a.m., Custody advisements
   1:00 p.m., Advisements
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases
   Wednesdays
   11:30 a.m., Custody advisements
   1:00 p.m., Advisements
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases
   Thursdays
   9:00 a.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   10:00 a.m., Represented cases
   11:30 a.m., Custody advisements
   1:00 p.m., Advisements
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases
   Fridays - 1st only
   9:00 a.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   10:00 a.m., Represented cases
   11:00 a.m., Custody advisements

   Fridays - 2nd, 4th & 5th
   9:00 a.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   10:00 a.m., Represented cases
   11:00 a.m., Custody advisements
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases
   Fridays - 3rd
   9:00 a.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   10:00 a.m., Represented cases & housing defects
   11:00 a.m., Custody advisements
   1:30 p.m., Unrepresented cases & traffic tickets
   2:00 p.m., Represented cases

Civil Court
   Monday
   9:00 a.m., Attorney filed (uncontested)
   10:00 a.m., Non-attorney filed (includes contested)

   Wednesday
   9:00 a.m., Attorney files (uncontested)
   10:00 a.m., Non-attorney filed (includes contested)

   Wednesday - 5th
   9:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Attorney filed contested only

   Friday
   1:30 p.m., Attorney filed contested

   Friday - 1st, 2nd & 3rd only
   1:00 p.m., High volume attorney collection cases (prior approval 
   required)


Continuance Policy

In civil cases, first continuance granted by agreement of parties.