Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Fairfax County, Virginia



Clerk's Office Hours of Operation: 8am-4:00pm M-F

703-246-3367 | TTY 711

4110 Chain Bridge Road, 3rd floor
Fairfax, VA 22030

Jackelyann Sims, Chief Deputy Clerk

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The Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court (JDRDC) hears cases involving juveniles, crimes against juveniles, and family matters (except divorce) in Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, and the towns of Herndon, Vienna, and Clifton. Juvenile Court is located on the 3rd floor of the Fairfax County Courthouse.

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Court Status - Coronavirus

Face coverings are now required when entering the Courthouse per Chief Judge White. View his order here. Per Governor Northam's Executive Order, Virginians are required to wear face coverings in public indoor settings to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus beginning Friday, May 29, 2020. Read the Governor's press release regarding face coverings here.

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. Please refer to the Court’s COVID policy or call 703-246-3367.

Please see JDRDC's COVID-19 FAQ's

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. 

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. 

You can view our Family Guide to Juvenile Justice | (Spanish) for an introduction to the juvenile court process in Fairfax or watch a video about our services below.

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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.


March 1, 2018
FOX 5 DC news article

September 26, 2017
Fairfax County Youth Survey results - Survey Report/Results
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