Circuit Court

Fairfax County, Virginia



Our office is open 8AM-4PM Monday-Friday

(703) 691-7320 | TTY 711

4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

John T. Frey, Clerk of the Court


The Fairfax Circuit Court serves the residents of Fairfax County and Fairfax City. The Fairfax Circuit Court (19th Judicial Circuit) is the trial court of general jurisdiction and is the largest trial court in Virginia, composed of fifteen full-time trial judges. It has authority to try a full range of cases, both civil and criminal, jury and non-jury. Civil cases include a wide variety of business disputes, personal injury, and domestic relations cases. The Court hears felony criminal cases. A felony is a crime punishable by commitment to the State penitentiary for one year or more. The Court also hears appeals of misdemeanor and traffic cases from the General District Court and Juvenile Courts.

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Court Status - Coronavirus

The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is OPEN (see calendar for holidays) and the Circuit Court is holding dockets. The Public Services counter (marriage licenses) is closed to the public, the Land Records Division counter is closed to the public with a few exceptions, the Probate Division counter is closed to the public, and the Historic Records Center is open by appointment only. Please see individual topic pages and the COVID-19 Update banner for more information.


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