Virginia's Judicial System


Prince William General District Court

31st Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Jacqueline R. Ward

Phone/Fax


Phone: (703) 792-6141
Phone: (703) 792-6149 (Civil Division)
Fax: (703) 792-6121
Fax: (703) 792-6646 (Civil Division)

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586

Judges

  • Hon. Steven S. Smith, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Tracy Calvin Hudson, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. William E. Jarvis, Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

Misdemeanors & Traffic/Prince William & City of Manassas Officers
   Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m.
Misdemeanors & Traffic/State Trooper's
   Mon. - Fri., 10:30 a.m., No State Trooper's Cases set on Thurs.
Misdemeanors & Traffic/Sheriff's, Game Wardens, DMV & other 
entities
   Mon. - Fri., 10:30 p.m.
Preliminary Hearings
   Mon. - Fri., 11:30 a.m.
Returns
   Mon., 1:30 p.m.
City of Manassas Park & Town Ordinances
   Manassas Park - 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thurs.
   Town of Haymarket - 1st Thurs.
   Town of Dumfries - 2nd & 3rd Thurs.
   Town of Quantico & Occoquan - 2nd & 4th Thurs.
     9:00 a.m., Park & Towns/Traffic & Misdemeanors, Thurs.
Civil
   Monday, 11:00 a.m., Post-judgement matters
   Tues., Wed., & Thurs., 11:00 a.m., Returns
   Tues., Wed., & Thurs., 1:30 p.m., Trials
   Small Claims (No other Civil Cases to be set on Small Claims 
   Days)
   2nd & 4th Wed., 11:00 a.m. /12:00 noon, Returns
   2nd & 4th Wed., 1:30 p.m., Trials
   All Unlawful Detainers
   Fri., 11:00 a.m., Without counsel
   Fri., 1:30 p.m., With counsel
   Arraignments
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - Walk-in arraignments, Courtroom  1
   Mon. - Fri., 9:30 a.m. - In jail video arraignments, Courtroom 2
   (The judge scheduled for Civil Court will do the arraignments)

**Deadline to file protective ordersis 2:00 p.m.**

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge.