Virginia's Judicial System

Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

18th Judicial District of Virginia

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Kathryn D. Turner


Phone: (703) 746-4141
Fax: (703) 838-4092

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


520 King Street, 1st floor
Alexandria, VA 22314-2334


  • Hon. Constance H. Frogale, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Thomas Kevin Cullen, Presiding Judge

Court Schedule

   Criminal Cases
     9:00 a.m., Mon., Wed. & Fri.
   Criminal Video Advisement (in custody)
     8:30 a.m., Mon. - Fri.
   Adult Protective Order Hearings
     9:00 a.m., Mon., Wed., & Fri.
   Adult Protective Order Ex Parte Hearings
     1:30 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
   Support Matters
     2nd week of the month, 1:30 p.m. Mon., all day Thurs.
     3rd & 4th week of the month, 1:30 p.m. Mon., 9:00 a.m. Wed.

   Driver License Ceremony
     8:00 a.m., one Thursday each month as scheduled
   Advisement of Rights
     1:30 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
   Delinquency Hearings
     Various times
   Traffic Infractions (Juvenile)
     9:00 a.m., Thurs.

   CHINS Petitions
     10:00 a.m., Thurs.
     11:00 a.m., Thurs.

   Custody Hearings
     Various times

   Abuse/Neglect, Petition for Review, DSS Motions,
   Termination of Parental Rights
     2:00 p.m., Mon. - Thurs. (Staggered Times)

Continuance Policy

Continuances may be granted by a Judge, but only for good cause shown. Please contact clerk's officer for more information. *****CELL PHONE POLICY***** Effective October 2, 2017, and pursuant to Virginia Code Section 8.01-4, all cell phones, cameras, video recording devices or similar equipment will be prohibited inside the Alexandria Courthouse without court authorization. Persons exempted from this policy are Law Enforcement Personnel, Attorneys, Media and Courthouse Staff. Individuals who need their phones/devices for evidence or any other purpose must request permission from the judge in court, and permission may be granted by the judge on a case by case basis.