Both criminal and traffic cases are heard on the following schedule in Franklin County General District Court:
- Arraignments: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.
- Uncontested or unrepresented cases: Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.
- Attorney-represented cases with assigned times: Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In Franklin County, continuances are granted by a judge on motion. A defense attorney in Roanoke County can help you handle this process and can even appear on your behalf in some instances.