Change in Bond and Arraignment Schedules: The three Fairfax Courts are aware of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Accordingly, the Arraignment & Bond schedules for the three Courts have been updated as outlined on the Courts Weather/Operating Status page and will go into effect Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
Temporary Procedure to Request Waiver of Oral Argument for Motions: The Circuit Court has established Procedures to allow the submission of motions to the Circuit Court, to be ruled on without oral argument or a court appearance. Please see the Circuit Court's Temporary Procedure for more information.
Court Status: Although county buildings will close to the public on March 27, 2020 at 5 p.m., the Courts remain open and operating on a limited docket.
Consistent with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia’s order Declaring a Judicial Emergency, and the Circuit Court of Fairfax County’s Pandemic Policy Procedures the following are the Circuit Court’s revised procedures effective March 17, 2020 until further notice or revision:
As a precaution, the Court recommends that you not come to the Courthouse, unless circumstances require you to do so.