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Fairfax General District Court
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Civil Trial Update »
The Fairfax County General District Court is actively reviewing options to efficiently utilize the available resources.&nb...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fairfax General District Court Change in Criminal Court »
There will be a change regarding SRP mental health/substance abuse participants. Anyone placed on SRP with mental health/s...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GDC Courtroom Scheduling Update »
Effective Monday, February 5, 8:30 Bond Motions will be heard in Courtroom 2G.  The 9:30 Criminal Dockets will b...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Fairfax GDC Calendar »
To view the Fairfax County General District Court calendar of 2018 closings, please click here .
Thursday, August 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in Fairfax GDC Civil Division »
The Fairfax County General District Court Civil Division held a Civil Users’ Group meeting on August 10, 2017, to review p...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mental Health Awareness in Court »
Beginning Tuesday August 1 st , 2017 there will be information added to the Virginia Pretrial Defendant Questionnaire comm...
Thursday, June 29, 2017
GDC Revised Policy on Felony Cases and Preliminary Hearings »
Beginning July 10, 2017, the Fairfax County General District Court will implement a revised policy regarding felony cases...
Monday, June 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preliminary Hearings in Fairfax General District Court »
    Effective June 12, 2017 , courtrooms will open at 1:30pm for defense counsel to speak with Commonw...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Fairfax General District Court 2018 Calendar »
2018 Holidays – Court Offices Closed Monday, January 1...
Monday, April 17, 2017
GDC Revised Dismissal Procedure »
1.  All orders to dismiss or non-suit a case submitted at least 4 business days prior to court will be signed by a ju...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
DUI Advisement Process from the Fairfax General District Court »
The Fairfax County General District Court would like to announce that starting February 13, 2017, the DUI Advisement proce...
Monday, January 9, 2017
Blood Docket Announcement »
Blood docket: Defense attorneys should make an effort to contact the Commonwealth’s Office ahead of the scheduled trial ti...
Monday, January 9, 2017
Preliminary Hearing Dockets Announcement »
  Preliminary Hearing dockets attempt to hear all cases from 3-4pm, and if it will take longer, for them to be sp...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Fairfax County General District Court Calendar of 2017 Closings »
2017 Holidays – Court Offices Closed Monday, January 2...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated Administrative Procedures Relating to Bankruptcy Dismissals »
The Fairfax County General District Court has updated its Administrative Procedures relating to Bankruptcy Dismissals.&nbs...
Friday, March 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
General District Court Policy Update »
The Court is changing its policy requiring 48 hours notice to file a Motion to Withdraw as Counsel. In those cases whe...
Thursday, January 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Request to Review Cases »
It has become increasingly difficult for the 2A courtroom clerk to prepare the courtroom the morning of court, especially...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
2016 GDC Calendar »
The 2016 General District Court calendar may be found here .
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Change in Policy Regarding Appearance of Counsel at 10:30 AM First Advisement Docket »
Defendant will no longer be required to appear at this advisement hearing PROVIDED that counsel has filed an appearance on...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
GDC Calendar »
The Fairfax County General District Court would like to formally announce its closing schedule  for the calendar y...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Scheduling Changes - CORRECTED »
Three new General District Court Judges will commence their terms of office on July 1, 2015. Since the GDC will again be f...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Updated 2015 Closing Schedule for the Fairfax County GDC »
Two holidays and an additional division closure has been added to the 2015 Calendar.  To view the calendar,  cli...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Courtroom Under Construction »
Civil courtroom 2B will be undergoing construction for the next year and will be closed. Instead, the GDC will be using 2E...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Veteran Treatment Docket Information Now Online »
The Veteran Treatment Docket now has a web link found here . Program information including an application form and mate...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Not Found Service (Civil) »
Effective March 2, 2015, the practice of clerks placing red dots on civil files in the General District Court to indicate...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Garnishment Accounting Required (Civil) »
Pursuant to Virginia Code §8.01-511, all Garnishment filings require an accounting that establishes the balance due on the...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Notice of Motion »
Attorneys and unrepresented litigants are reminded that they must comply with the requirements of Rules 7A:10 and 7C:7 by...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
New Chief Judge »
Effective February 1, 2015, Judge Michael J. Cassidy takes over as Chief Judge of the Fairfax General District Court. 
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Veterans Treatment Docket »
All are welcome to the General District Court's Inaugural Veterans Treatment Docket Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, Febru...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Substitution of Counsel on Civil Cases »
Substitution of counsel on any civil case in the General District Court simply requires a letter from new counsel stating...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Interpreter Request in the GDC Civil Division »
The General District Court’s “Civil & Small Claims Interpreter Request” form must be used to request an interpreter fo...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Substitution of Counsel on Civil Cases »
Substitution of counsel on any civil case in the General District Court simply requires a letter from new counsel stating...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Foreclosure Docket Discontinued »
The General District Court's civil Foreclosure Docket, currently set for 2:00 PM on designated Thursdays, will be disconti...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Continuances on Vacated Civil Judgments »
The General District Court grants "Judgment on the Affidavit" contingent on review of the file in Chambers. If the file is...

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