Also referred to as Central Fairfax, City of Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Historic Fairfax, or Fairfax City , Fairfax is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Fairfax County Court House is located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA, 22030.
There are 3 courts that serve the residents of Fairfax County.
The Fairfax Circuit Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction and is the largest trial court in Virginia, comprised of fifteen full-time trial judges. It has authority to try a full range of cases, both civil and criminal, jury and non-jury.
The Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court has jurisdiction over juvenile matters, offenses committed by adults against juveniles , and family matters, except for divorce, in Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, and the towns of Herndon, Vienna and Clifton.
The Fairfax County General District Court is the court that most people have contact with. The general district court handles criminal misdemeanors, violations of local ordinances, traffic infractions, and preliminary hearings in felony charges.