Fairfax County General District Court is committed to providing citizens equal access to the court’s services and facilities. While an accommodation is not guaranteed, efforts will be made to accommodate reasonable requests for disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Common examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to: access to a wheelchair; amplification of a court hearing; seating near the front of the courtroom; or appointment of a sign language interpreter.
If you are requesting an accommodation for a visit to the courthouse that is related to a specific case or matter that is going to be heard in Fairfax County General District Court, Town of Herndon General District Court, or Town of Vienna General District Court: You should make your request with the division of the Court that is handling your case (Criminal, Traffic, or Civil), at least 5 business days before the date the accommodation is needed (if possible). For more information on the guidelines for filing a request, please see the Supreme Court's ADA Information page.
If you are requesting an accommodation for a visit to the courthouse, but it is not related to a specific case that already exists in the Court: Submit your request in writing to ADACoordinator@vacourts.gov or the following address:
Department of Human Resources
Office of the Executive Secretary
Supreme Court of Virginia
100 N 9th Street, 3rd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
For more information on the guidelines for filing a request, please see the Supreme Court's ADA Information page.
If you are requesting an accommodation for a visit to the Court Services Division (such as a probation officer or an interview for a court-appointed attorney): Please fill out this form and follow the instructions contained on the form to submit it.