1) Request for Court Action
This form serves as the civil praecipe for requesting a continuance, non-suit, or dismissal on a civil or small claims case. Request for Court Action/Dismissal Praecipe Form
- Complete, print, and sign form.
- Be sure to include your Bar ID, if applicable
- Case numbers may be obtained at https://eapps.courts.state.va.us/gdcourts under Case Status and Information, General District Court, Case information. Select Fairfax County General District Court from the drop down menu and change Case Type to "Civil" and Case Status to "Active/Inactive". Then enter the plaintiff or defendant name.
2) Notice of Appearance
Counsel are encouraged to submit their notice of appearance on a case prior to the court date. Please list the firm name on your notice of appearance.
3) Unlawful Detainer Case Disposition
The unlawful detainer case disposition form is to be filled out prior to
and submitted in court for Unlawful Detainer cases.
Fairfax County GDC Unlawful Detainer Disposition Form
4) Witness Subpeona
The Civil Witness Subpeona may be obtained at http://www.courts.state.va.us/forms/district/dc326.pdf. Please complete form and submit 4 copies to the Fairfax County General District Court clerk's office
Witness Subpeona instructions may be obtained at http://www.courts.state.va.us/forms/district/dc326inst.pdf