Virginia's Judicial System

Alexandria General District Court

18th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Marion W. Jackson


Traffic: (703) 746-4041
Criminal: (703) 746-4030
Civil: (703) 746-4021

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


520 King Street, Second Floor
P. O. Box 320489
Alexandria, VA 22320-4489


  • Hon. Donald M. Haddock Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Sonya L. Sacks

Court Schedule

All dockets will be segmented to allow for physical distancing
and reduced numbers of people in the Courthouse at any given time.
You may check the scheduling of dockets or the status of a case 
online at
or by calling the Traffic, Criminal and Civil Phone numbers above.
Arraignments and Video Arraignments
   9:00 a.m.
Traffic Infractions and Non Jailable Criminal Offenses Docket
   9:30 a.m., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri.
Criminal Misdemeanor & Jailable Traffic Docket
   9:30 a.m., Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.
Motorcycle Officers
   10:30 a.m., Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.
Civil Trials
   9:30 a.m., Thurs.
Preliminary Hearings
   11:00 a.m., Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.
Small Claims
   11:00 a.m., every Thurs.
ASAP Returns
   1:30 p.m., 1st Mon. each month
Civil Cases Return Docket
   1:30 p.m., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri.
Preliminary Hearings
   1:30 p.m., Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge for civil and criminal cases; by Clerk for infractions for one continuance. -CELL PHONE POLICY- Effective October 2, 2017, and pursuant to Virginia Code Section 8.01-4, all cell phones, cameras, video recording devices or similar equipment will be prohibited inside the Alexandria Courthouse without court authorization. Persons exempted from this policy are Law Enforcement Personnel, Attorneys, Media and Courthouse Staff. Individuals who need their phones/devices for evidence or any other purpose must request permission from the judge in court, and permission may be granted by the judge on a case by case basis.