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General District Court & Juvenile Domestic Court
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General District Court & Juvenile Domestic Court

General District Court & Juvenile Domestic Court

The General District Court handles areas of the law that include the following:

  • Traffic, Criminal, and Civil Cases
  • Juvenile and custody support
  • Foster care, abuse and neglect
  • Child services
  • Children in need of supervision
  • Truancy
  • Civil cases up to $15,000

General District Judges

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

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

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

Court Schedule

Civil
   Wed., 10:00 a.m.
Criminal & Traffic
   Wed., 8:30 a.m.

Juvenile & Domestic Relations
1st & 3rd Mondays
   Traffic: 9:00 a.m.
   Criminal: 9:15 a.m.
   Abuse/Neglect/Foster Care: 10:15 a.m.
   Attorney Advisements: 12:45 p.m.
   Pretrial Conferences: 1:00 p.m.
   Custody/Visitation/Support: 1:30 p.m.
DCSE, 1st Monday of odd months, 9:00 a.m.

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent continuances granted by Judge.

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