- Chief Judge: George D. Varoutsos
- Judge: Esther L. Wiggins
Court Chambers: 703-228-4499
Contact the Court
Clerk of Court
- Amy Burnham, Clerk, 703-228-4495
- Earl Conklin, Director of Court Services,703-228-4600
- Investigates and supervises adults who come under the jurisdiction of the Court on matters relating to domestic violence, other intra-family criminal cases and cases of adult offenses against children.
- Seeks to protect and preserve the welfare of the family and the community by providing evaluation, treatment, and referral services for adult clients.
- Counselors conduct case investigations and evaluations, supervise probation, treatment coordination and monitor compliance with court orders, and arrange for violation hearings when there is non-compliance.
Read about the Juvenile Justice Process in Virginia.
The Intake unit assists police officers and citizens with Court services and:
- Serves as the first contact point for processing complaints through the Court system
- Receives and processes complaints involving children and families in a way that limits further involvement with the justice system
- Examines each complaint for the probable cause, jurisdiction and possible diversion to another Court or County program
- Handles cases informally by using a diversion process — such as an informal hearing — when appropriate
- If you think you need protection, the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court may issue a Family Abuse Protective Order to help keep a victim of family abuse safe from further acts of violence.
- I-CAN!™* Virginia is a free online program that will help you fill out the forms you will need to ask the court for a Protective Order.
Investigates and supervises all matters involving children younger than 18 or who have committed offenses prior to turning 18
Provides investigation services in:
- Delinquency cases
- Children in Need of Services cases
- Children in Need of Supervision cases
- Emancipation petitions
- Juvenile transfers to the Circuit Court
- Requests for studies by other jurisdictions
- Child custody cases
- Visitation matters
Provides supervision services in:
- probation, parole (delinquent) and
- Children in Need of Services cases (non-delinquent)
Monitors cases for compliance with Court-mandated conditions — such as restitution or community service — in situations with no formal supervision status
Juvenile probation counselors:
- prepare, document, refer and coordinate client services
- visit clients at the detention centers, Sheltercare, schools, homes, state correctional facilities and residential placements
- attend interagency planning meetings, parent-teacher meetings, and case staffing
For more information on the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court’s services, call 703-228-4500 or email .