Parents, relatives and other interested parties can file petitions asking a judge to determine who will have Custody of a child and determine Visitation. Visitation can be ordered for specific days and times or simply to permit reasonable and liberal visitation.
- NEW Custody and Visitation cases are generally filed in the county/state where the child has lived for the previous six months
- Contact an Intake Officer in Domestic Relations or an attorney if you have questions about where to file
- To file for Custody and/or Visitation, make an appointment with Domestic Relations at 703-246-3040
- Cases brought to court are subject to filing fees