Virginia's Judicial System


Pulaski Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

27th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Anne Elizabeth Helms
email: AHelms@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Phone: (540) 980-3822
Fax: (540) 980-7891

Clerk's Office Hours


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Address


45 Third Street, N.W.
Suite 103
Pulaski, VA 24301

Judges

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

Court Schedule

1st & 3rd Mon.
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Pre-Trial
10:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
2:30 p.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Services, Behavior (Juvenile)
Viol. Compulsory School Attendance (Adult)

2nd, 4th & 5th Mon.
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
11:00 a.m., Pre-Trial
1:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
2:30 p.m., CHINS, School Truancy, Services, Behavior (Juvenile)
Viol. Compulsory School Attendance (Adult)

1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tues.
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Motion to Amend Protective Orders
9:30 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
1:00 p.m., Pre-Trial
2:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
**No Court on 2nd Tuesday of the Month.**

Wednesday - Criminal Day
8:30 a.m., Juvenile Traffic Probation Reviews
9:00 a.m., Motion to Amend Protective Orders
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., Juvenile Attorney cases
11:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Review, Motions to Amend Protective 
Orders
1:00 p.m., Adult Bond Hearings
1:15 p.m. & 2:15 p.m., Adult Attorney cases
3:00 p.m., Adult pro se criminal, Adult criminal with juvenile 
victim

2nd & 4th Thursday - DCSE Day
8:30 a.m., Adult & Juvenile Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Non-DCSE Appears, Show Cause
9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m, 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
DCSE Support petitions, motions to amend support, show causes
2nd Thursday Only
3:30 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
4th Thursday per month (or as scheduled)
4:14 p.m., Drivers' License Presentation

1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday
8:30 a.m., Juvenile & Adult Arraignments
9:00 a.m., Contested Custody & Child Support
1:00 p.m., Pre-Trial
2:00 p.m., Contested Custody & Child Support

Friday
9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 1:00 p.m., Special Hearings

Every Day - 1:00 p.m. (or as needed)
Adult protective orders, Preliminary Hearings

Detention hearings as needed



Continuance Policy

First continuance for good cause approved by judge.