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Thursday, May 4, 2017
NOVA Bankruptcy Clinic Moving to Bankruptcy Courthouse »
As of May 12, 2017, the Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic is moving to the United States Bankruptcy Courthous...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Attorney Volunteers Needed for Medical Malpractice Review Panels »
Call for Attorney Volunteers to Serve on Medical Malpractice Review Panels The Supreme Court of Virginia has asked the...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Rules Changes from the Supreme Court of Virginia »
Attached herewith is a copy of this Court's order implementing an amendment to Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia, No...
Monday, March 20, 2017
Reminder of Items Prohibited from the Courthouse »
From the Facilities Security Department of the Sheriff's Office  As part of her presentation at a recent Circu...
Friday, January 20, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
2017 Civil Motions at the Historic Courthouse »
Below is the 2017 schedule for civil  motions at the Historic Courthouse:   January – No docket at the...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
New Online Request Form for Reviewing Misdemeanor Discovery Materials »
In an effort to streamline and simplify the process to review misdemeanor discovery materials, we have created an online r...
Monday, March 7, 2016
Change in Housing Areas for Inmates Sentenced to "Weekender Program" »
Effective March 11, 2016, inmates in the “Weekender Program” will be housed in the Adult Detention Center.  The repor...
Friday, December 11, 2015
Felony Arraignments »
Felony Arraignments   Defendant will no longer be required to appear at this advisement hearing PROVIDED that...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Garnishment Procedures »
Garnishment Procedures   The court received eight comments on the proposed changes in garnishment procedur...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Additional Unlawful Detainer & Small Claims Dockets for December »
Due to the Friday holiday closings, the court will be substituting Tuesday, December 29, 2015 as a make-up Unlawful Detain...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Double Sided Attachments »
The increased length of pleadings and corresponding storage issues has resulted in the following policy change. Effective...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Temporary Staffing Changes »
Sixty percent of the Civil Division clerks have been on the job less than six months and five open positions have yet to b...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Filings in the GDC Civil Division »
Effective Sept. 1st, all filings in the GDC Civil Division - bills of particular and answer and grounds of defense - if to...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Herndon Town Attorney »
Effectively immediately, attorneys can now meet with the Herndon Town attorney, Kate Fitzgerald, and the Herndon police of...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Filing Electronic Briefs »
There has been a rule change regarding the filing of electronic briefs with the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Streamlined Attorney Access »
The Sheriff's Office offers a streamlined access procedure for attorneys entering the Fairfax County Courthouse. Attorneys...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Civil Abstracts of Judgment »
Effective March 2, 2015, all abstracts in the General District Court must be requested in writing and will no longer be au...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
DMV 2 GO at the Fairfax County Courthouse »
DMV 2 Go is a mobile unit that provides nearly all of the services of a regular brick and mortar DMV. They have agreed to...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Defendant's Appearance at Advisement Hearing »
Attorneys are reminded that their clients must attend their Advisement Hearing in the General District Court. The defendan...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Motions on Felonies »
In the General District Court, attorneys may file motions for the 9:30 AM criminal docket on felony cases in order to waiv...

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