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. Hugh Lee Harrell, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Bradley W. Finch
  • Hon. Kenneth M. Fleenor Jr.
  • 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 criminal cases set on Docket Call of each Term of Court. All civil cases are scheduled through the Judge's office. The Clerk's Office shall be notified of all civil hearings by letter from counsel.
  • Commissioners utilized in partition suits and selectively in other matters.
  • Court convenes at 9:00 a.m.