Court Status - Coronavirus
Although Fairfax County buildings remain closed, the Courts are open and operating on a limited docket. The Court will begin adding additional cases to the docket in phases starting on July 6, 2020. Click here for more details on the Court's Transition Plan for Phase I.
Please be advised: Face coverings are required when entering the Courthouse per Chief Judge White. View his order here.
For more COVID-19 related information, please see JDRDC's COVID-19 FAQ's
All traffic matters have been continued and shall be heard at a later date. The Clerk of Court shall issue a notice and summons to all parties when the matters are set for trial. Any notice or summons issued by the Clerk of Court for traffic matters prior to July 1, 2020 can be disregarded.
All petitions regarding Child in Need of supervision of Child in Need of Services (CHINS) have been continued. The Clerk of Court shall issue a notice and summons to all parties when the matters are set for trial. Any notice or summons issued by the Clerk of Court for a CHINS matter prior to July 1, 2020 can be disregarded.
Visitation at Residential Programs - Coronavirus Update
Due to the growing concerns regarding the impact of the coronavirus and out of concern for the children in our programs and the safety of our staff and visitors all non-essential face to face visits and other entrance into programs are suspended until further notice.
Beginning September 1st, the Juvenile Detention Center will allow professional visits on a limited basis and by appointment only. For more information, please click here.
Below are some frequently addressed topics about our Court. For more information about each division of the Court, click on the name of the department on the left side navigation menu to go to their homepage.
About the Health & Human Services System
This agency is a part of the Fairfax County Health & Human Services System (HHS). The HHS System is a network of county agencies and community partners that support the well-being of all who live, work, and play in Fairfax County.