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Smyth County, VA Court System Information

Smyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,208. Its county seat is Marion.

Court Information

Smyth County is located within the Virginia 28th Judicial District and served by a Circuit Court, a District Court and Magistrates.

Smyth County, VA Court Overview

The following courts are located in Smyth County, Virginia. This list is not meant to be comprehensive and only lists courts with pages on Ballotpedia.

  1. Smyth County 15th Judicial Circuit Court, Virginia
  2. Smyth County 15th Judicial District Court, Virginia
  3. Smyth County Magisterial Region 1, Virginia

Visitation Information

Office Hours:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Physical Address:
Smyth County Courthouse
109 W Main St #231,
Marion, VA 24354

Smyth County District Court Clerk:

Ms. Heidi Zumpf Campbell, Clerk of the District Court
109 W Main St #231,
Marion, VA 24354
Phone: (276) 782-4047
Fax: (276) 782-4048
Email: hcampbell@vacourts.gov
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Service and Responsibilities:

The Smyth County District Court Clerk is responsible for recording instruments or other documents related to the District Civil, Criminal and Traffic cases. The responsibilities provided by the District Court Clerk include, maintaining a record of liens on real estate, judgments, maintains the court docket, collects filing fees in civil cases, collects court costs, fines and restitution in criminal cases, and processes all kinds of miscellaneous documents for civil and criminal cases transmitted to the court.

Smyth County District Court Judge:

Hon. Eric R. Thiessen, Chief Judge
109 West Main Street
Suite 1022
Marion, VA 24354

Smyth County Magistrate Court Judge:

Ms. Mary Johanna Hanzlik, Chief Magistrate
Twenty-eighth Judicial District
234 West Valley Street
P.O. Box 1127
Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone: 276-525-4366

Smyth County Circuit Court:

John H. Graham, Clerk of the Circuit Court
Smyth County Circuit Court
109 West Main Street, Suite 1081
Marion, Virginia 24354
Phone: (276) 782-4044
Fax: (276) 782-4045
Email: jgraham@vacourts.gov
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Smyth County is the custodian of records for the Circuit Courts, responsible for providing administrative support for all courtroom proceedings i.e. creates and maintains all court files and records, maintains the court’s docket, preserves evidence, trains and summonses jurors, prepares court orders for all criminal cases, issues arrest and other legal documents, collects court costs, fines, and restitution. Besides, the Clerk of the Circuit Court acts as an initial probate judge taking action on validity of wills and identifies heirs. Moreover, the Circuit Court Clerk serves as a county’s register of deeds, responsible for recording deeds, deeds of trust, surveys, powers of attorney, judgments, and other documents related to land. Furthermore, processing concealed handgun permits, marriage licenses, notary appointments, ministers’ bonds, trade names for businesses, oaths for various local officials, and financing statements are also handled by the Circuit Court Clerk.

Smyth County Circuit Court Judges:

Hon. Deanis L. Simmons, Presiding Judge and Chief Judge
109 West Main Street
Marion, VA 24354

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