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County Meeting Cancellations:

 Date  Board  Cancellation Notes
 July 24, 2019 (Tuesday) Board of Zoning Appeals The  meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 24, 2018 has been cancelled
July 17, 2018 (Tuesday) Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, 2018 has been cancelled. (The next meeting of the Planning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Boardroom of the County Administration Building 122 E. Main Street Bedford, Va.)



Bedford Circuit Court

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24th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Cathy C. Hogan
 Clerk's Office Hours  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
 Physical Address 123 East Main St.
Suite 201
Bedford, VA 24523
Judges' Address: 123 East Main St. Suite 301

***Cash registers close at 4:15 p.m. No monetary transactions after 4:15 p.m.***

***Land record recordings will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m.***
 Phone/Fax Phone: (540) 586-7632
Fax: (540) 586-6197


  • Hon. James W. Updike Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. F. Patrick Yeatts, Chief Judge
  • Hon. R. Edwin Burnette Jr.
  • Hon. John T. Cook
  • Hon. Michael T. Garrett

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 1st Tuesday, Jan., March, May, July, Sept. & Nov.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term and 1st Friday, Feb., Apr., Jun., Aug., Oct., & Dec.
  • All cases set on Term Day.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Civil docket called at 10:00 a.m. on Term Day.
  • Commissioners in Chancery not utilized.
  • Misdemeanor appeals pre-set for 3rd & 4th day of Term.
  • Bedford County Circuit sends (either via email or in/house) every order, final or otherwise) to anyone or entity mandated in the order and/or the attorney of record or any unrepresented party. We do not charge a fee or require envelopes.