Virginia's Judicial System

Carroll Circuit Court

27th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Gerald R. Goad


Phone: (276) 730-3070
Fax: (276) 730-3071

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


P. O. Box 218
605 Pine Street
Hillsville, VA 24343-0218


  • Hon. Brett L. Geisler, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Bradley W. Finch, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Kenneth M. Fleenor Jr.
  • Hon. Hugh Lee Harrell
  • Hon. Josiah T. Showalter Jr.
  • Hon. Robert M. D. Turk

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin- 3rd Monday in March, June, and September; 2nd Monday in December
  • Grand Juries- First day of each Term
  • Misdemeanor Appeals- 3rd Tuesday in March, June, and September; 2nd Tuesday in December
  • All cases are set on Docket Call of each Term or scheduled through the Judge's office. The Clerk is notified of hearing by letter from counsel on civil cases.
  • Commissioners utilized in partition suits and selectively in other matters.
  • Court convenes at 9:00 a.m.