Fairfax County Court Snow Closing – Is Fairfax County Court Closed?

Is Fairfax County Court / Courthouse closed today?


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Fairfax County Courthouse Snow Closing

Generally speaking, Fairfax County courthouse closings are rare.

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Is Fairfax County Courthouse closed?

The Fairfax County public schools are much more likely to close due to inclement weather…however, it is possible courts will close because of snow or icy conditions.

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For weather related Fairfax County court snow closing information, visit the following links:


Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Calendar Closings:


Fairfax County Emergency Information:


Fairfax County Government Twitter Page:




Fairfax Circuit Court Twitter:


Fairfax County General District Court Calendar/Schedule:


Is Fairfax County court open today? Is Fairfax County court open tomorrow?

There are three main levels/types of court systems: in Fairfax County (and all Virginia state-level courthouses) include: General District Court; Circuit Court; and, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

Sometimes, certain court-levels are open while others are closed or delayed. Therefore, it is important to be sure to know whether your case is to be heard in General District, Circuit, or Juvenile and Domestic Relations court. Check your paperwork and call your attorney to be sure, if you are uncertain.

Generally speaking, the following is true:

Misdemeanors and traffic infractions are adjudicated/resolved in General District Court (except in some situations, such as an appeal of a misdemeanor or traffic case, or expungement – although expungements are technically civil matters).

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Felony cases usually (but not always) begin in General District Court at the preliminary hearing stage, but trials take place in Circuit Court. Violations of probation for felony matters also take place in Circuit Court. Expungements of misdemeanors and felonies take place in Circuit Court, as do appeals of misdemeanor and traffic cases previously adjudicated in General District Court. Juvenile and Domestic Relations court has jurisdiction over criminal and traffic cases involving defendants under the age of 18, as well as domestic violence and cases involving family or household members. This is only a general summation.

You may want to call the Fairfax County General District Court phone number dedicated to status information on weather-related closures (or other emergency situations). 703-691-7320. The General District Court is supposed to provide this information on closings due to weather or other rare situations by 6 AM. Online, see the following

Contact our Fairfax criminal lawyer and Fairfax County traffic attorneys for more information or to request a consultation.

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