Is Fairfax General District Court open?

Is Fairfax General District Court open?

The Fairfax County Courthouse (and all three courts) are open. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, this site will serve as a clearinghouse for shared information about the operating status of the Fairfax Courts.

How do I notify a court of Address Change in Virginia?

Please use this form and file it with the court handling your case.

How much does it cost to file a civil suit in Virginia?

What does it cost to file and serve a General District Court lawsuit? If your lawsuit is for more than $200, the filing fee is $26, plus $12 for each person or business you are suing. If your lawsuit is for $200 or less, the filing fee is $21, plus $12 for each person or business you are suing.

Can a mother move a child away from the father in Virginia?

The answer in Virginia is “yes, they can certainly try.” In fact, given the current trend of Virginia law making it harder on parents wishing to relocate with their children, the odds are good that the non-relocating parent might successfully block the child’s relocation.

How far can I move with joint custody in Virginia?

Virginia-Specific Rules As noted above, Virginia law doesn’t prohibit you from relocating to another state. However, you do have to give your co-parent at least 30 days notice before you move. If you share custody with the other parent, you must also show that the relocation is in the best interest of the child.

How do I get a copy of my divorce papers in Virginia?

You can request a certified copy of your Final Divorce Decree, or other orders, by mail. Pursuant to Virginia Code §17.1-275 (8) the first copy of a Final Order is free. Please be sure to indicate in your letter to the Clerk’s Office if this is your first Certified Copy of a Final Order.

Are divorce decrees public record in Virginia?

In Virginia, death, marriage and divorce data become “public” information 25 years after the event; birth data are “public” after 100 years. Virginia birth and death records from 1912 to the present, divorce records since 1918 and marriage records since 1936 are now available in an index form on