Virginia's Judicial System

Bristol Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

28th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Penny Pickel Fuqua


Phone: (276) 645-7325
Fax: (276) 645-7324

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Courthouse, Suite 107
497 Cumberland Street
Bristol, VA 24201-4393

Dress Code: No short allowed.

No cell phones or electronic devices allowed in the Courthouse without prior approval.

No food or drink allowed in the courtroom.


  • Hon. Joseph B. Lyle, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Richard S. Buddington Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Florence A. Powell

Court Schedule

   Mon., Tues., & Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
   Mon. & Tues. 3:30 p.m.
   3rd Mon., 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
J&DR Cases
   Mon. & Wed., 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Child Dependency Cases & Civil Cases
   1st & 3rd Thursdays

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.