Uncontested matters may be heard at 9:00 a.m. & will be set with a Judge. Parties may no longer set hearings at 9:00 a.m. without a Judge. Contested matters will be set at 10:00 a.m. for civil action cases & 11:30 a.m. for domestic cases.
Fairfax Circuit Court has specific procedures for civil motions heard on Fridays. The only motions that will be heard on a Friday Civil Motions Day are those that can be argued by both sides in a total of 30 minutes or less.
The Friday Motions Day Praecipe (yellow) and Response/Opposition to Motions (green) may be filed in-person with the Case Status Team in Suite 321 or (if eligible) efiled through File and ServeXpress. For questions regarding deadlines and removals, please contact the Motions Clerk at (703) 246-4355. If you want to electronically complete and digitally sign the Praecipe, you may need to download the PDF.