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Fairfax Criminal Lawyer – Virginia DUI Lawyer

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Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz  is headquartered across the street from this Virginia county courthouse. Jon has been successfully defending hundreds of criminal defense and DUI clients in this county since 1998.

Fairfax Criminal Lawyer/ Virginia DUI Attorney

Fairfax Criminal Lawyer/ Virginia DUI Attorney

Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz regularly defends in this Courthouse

Virginia criminal lawyer Jonathan L. Katz is headquartered in Fairfax because a high percentage of his cases are there. Jon Katz’s location here and at his Arlington County satellite meeting office bring him a convenient distance to the remaining Northern Virginia courthouses.

This county has one of Virginia’s busiest courthouses, with thirteen judges in the Circuit Court, ten in the General District Court, and seven in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.

In-court District Court trial continuances are not always guaranteed

It is important for General District Court criminal defendants om this county to appear with a criminal lawyer on the first trial date. Except as stated below for DUI cases, in Fairfax General District Court, generally “[n]o continuance shall be granted to either the Commonwealth or defendant as a matter of right on the original trial date of any case.” GDC Administrative Procedures at 5:15.

The first non-arraignment court date for a DUI case “will generally be continued [on that court date] and neither the Commonwealth nor the Defense will need to subpoena witnesses for this date.” Administrative Procedures at 5:25.

Be ready for quick scheduling of felony trials

On the term date for setting felony trials in Fairfax Circuit Court, the judge should be expected to want a good reason for setting the trial date outside the Circuit Court’s term.

All visitors to the Fairfax County courthouse are permitted to bring cellphones into the building, but must have them silent and out of sight in the courtroom.

Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz invites his clients, their friends and family to obtain a parking pass from us for our parking lot across from the courthouse.

Directions to Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz’s office are here.

Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz has successfully defended hundreds of clients in the Fairfax courthouse. To discuss your case with Jon, in confidence, please call his staff for an appointment, at (703) 383-1100