• Agency Overview


    The General District Court handles traffic violations, hears minor criminal cases known as misdemeanors, and conducts preliminary hearings for more serious criminal cases called felonies. The Court has exclusive authority to hear civil cases with claims of $4,500 or less and shares authority with the circuit courts to hear cases with claims between $4,500 and $25,000. Examples of civil cases are landlord and tenant disputes, contract disputes, and personal injury actions. The General District Court does not conduct jury trials. All cases in this court are heard by a judge.

    9311 Lee Ave.
    Manassas, VA 20110
    (703) 792-6141 (TTY: 711)
    Mon – Fri 8am – 4pm
    Keshara J. Luster
    Keshara J. Luster
    Clerk of the Court

Please see below to contact correct Department

703-792-6141 and 703-792-6149 GDC line options

Choose option #3 to speak with a General District Civil Clerk

Choose option #4 to be connected to Lawyer Referral Services

Choose option #5 for Online Payment Information

Choose option #6 for Payment by Mail Information

Choose option #7 for Summons Status Information

Choose option #8 for Public Transportation

Choose option #9 for the Traffic and Criminal Division