Clerk of Circuit Court
GERALD R. GOAD, CLERK
CARROLL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT
P O BOX 218
HILLSVILLE, VA 24343
(276) 236-8008 ext 3070
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The duties of the Clerk of the Circuit Court are many and require a thorough knowledge of business and the laws of the Commonwealth. It is a constitutional office established in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the 1600s. Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office has records all the way from June 1842 - the year Carroll County was formed.
Circuit Court is the highest court in Carroll with it serving as the court of record for the county. It appeals to the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia. Criminal cases and more serious crimes, such as felonies are tried with a grand jury in circuit court. Any misdemeanor tried in Circuit Court are appealed by the Carroll County General District Court and/or the Carroll County Juvenile and Domestic Relations court.