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Fairfax County Virginia Courthouse

The Fairfax County Virginia Courthouse is located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. The Fairfax County Courthouse includes the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District CourtGeneral District Court, and Circuit Court. The courthouse hears both criminal and civil cases.

Overview of Fairfax County Circuit Court

The Fairfax County Circuit Court has jurisdiction on civil disputes over $25,000.00, appeals from General District Court, and numerous other civil matters. Most circuit court civil cases are initiated through a civil complaint. This complaint is served on the defendant, at which time a defendant generally has 21 days to file a responsive pleading with the court.

The civil process in Circuit Court may involve in-depth discovery, motions, and procedural requirements that are more complex than general district court. Following this process, if the case is no dismissed, then the case will proceed to a judge or jury.

Whether the case is in General District Court or Circuit Court, there are numerous deadlines and important procedural requirements in each case. In addition, the local procedures and rules change frequently, so always consult with an attorney regarding your rights and obligations.

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If you have a case in Fairfax County, contact the office today to schedule a consultation with an experienced attorney.