Virginia's Judicial System


Fairfax County General District Court

19th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Mr Christopher Eric Barr
email: ebarr@courts.state.va.us

Phone/Fax


Clerk: (703) 246-2153
General Information: (703) 691-7320
(1) Directions
(4) (1) Civil
(4) (2) Small Claims
(4) (3) Criminal
(4) (4) Court Services
Civil: (703) 246-3012
Criminal: (703) 246-3305
Traffic: (703) 246-3764
Fax: (703) 591-2349
Fax: Traffic: (703) 352-7581

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 10157, Fairfax, VA 22038

Herndon Division; 765 Lynn Street, Herndon, VA 22070

Vienna Division; 127 Center Street, South; Vienna, VA; 22180

Internet:

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/courts/gdc/

Email:

GDCmail@fairfaxcounty.gov

***Please contact the court before faxing documents.***

Judges

  • Hon. Penney S. Azcarate, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Michael Joseph Cassidy, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Thomas E. Gallahue, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Lisa A. Mayne, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Donald P. McDonough, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. William J. Minor Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Mitchell I. Mutnick, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Ian M. O'Flaherty, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Mark C. Simmons, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Richard E. Gardiner

Court Schedule

Advisements
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m., Prisoners
   Mon. - Fri., 10:30 a.m., Non-Prisoners
Civil
   Mon. - Fri., 9:30 a.m.
   Small Claims
   Fri., 9:30 a.m.
   Foreclosure Docket
   Designated Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
Criminal
   Mon. - Fri., 9:30 a.m.
   Animal Control Cases
   Mon. - Fri., 10:45 a.m.
   Bond Reduction Motions
   Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m.
   Criminal Sentencing Docket
   3rd Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
Felony Review of Counsel
   Mon. - Fri., 9:30 a.m.
Preliminary Hearings
   Mon., Tues., Wed., 2:00 p.m.
Traffic
   Mon. - Fri., 9:30 a.m.
   Traffic Noncompliance/Sentencing Docket
   1st & 4th Thurs., 2:00 p.m.
   Toll Road Cases
   Mon., 2:00 p.m.
Towns Misdemeanor & Traffic
   (brought from within corporate limits)
   Mon., 9:30 a.m., Town of Vienna, heard in town of Vienna
   Wed., 9:30 a.m., Town of Herndon, heard in town of Herndon

Continuance Policy

Continuances: CIVIL - Consent by clerk, Opposed by motion; CRIMINAL - Misdemeanors by judge or motion; Felonies by judge w/Commonwealth's Attorney's consent. TRAFFIC - Infrac 1st by clerk, 2nd+ by judge; DUIs - 1st by clerk if agreed by both parties; 2nd+ and opposed, by judge; Misdemeanors by judge or motion. Email: GDCmail@fairfaxcounty.gov