Kids in Court program set

The second annual Kids in Court program will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The free event is hosted by Patrick County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office; the Martinsville Public Defender’s Office; and sponsored by the Virginia State Bar-Young Lawyer’s Conference. It will be held at the Patrick Country Historic Court House on 100 N. Main Street, Stuart, and available to children ages 5-10 years of age.

Kids in Court is a fun, educational, and interactive program designed to introduce children to Virginia’s judicial system in a traditional courtroom setting. Lunch will be provided for each child and their parents and/or guardians. Space is limited to the first 25 children who RSVP to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. RSVP by 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 by calling (276) 694-3945 or by emailing Dayna Bobbitt at 


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