Civil Division

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday-Friday, 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. (Phones close at 3:30 P.M.)
4110 Chain Bridge Road, Room 211
Fairfax, VA 22030
Holly Smith
Division Manager

Civil & Small Claims Procedures

Below is an index of all of the General District Court's procedures for Civil and Small Claims cases.

These procedures are subject to change in response to legislative changes or other situations that require it.  The authoritative version of the procedures will always be considered what is live online. 

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General Policies & Procedures

The procedures listed here are common to the operation of all divisions of the Court.

Civil and Small Claims Case Procedures

The procedures below generally apply to both Civil and Small Claims cases.  In some instances, the policy differs slightly depending on the type of case - each page will list those differences where needed.

Please note the following procedures:

The rest of the Court's Civil procedures follow:

Court Forms

Listed below are the local forms developed by the Fairfax County General District Court.  Statewide forms (DC-XXX forms) are available via the state's forms page, located here.

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