Written by attorney Rixon Charles Rafter III

Filing Suit in Small Claims or General District Court in Alexandria Virginia

To file suit in Small Claims Court or General District Court in Alexandria simply go to the Office of the Clerk of the General District Court. (520 King Street (Courthouse Building), 2nd floor, Alexandria--703.746.4021).

The Clerk's Office is generally open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The cost for a warrant is less than $50 regardless of the number of defendants sued (court costs are added to the judgment if you win).

The Sheriff's service of process fee is $12 per defendant. You should mail a copy of the warrant to the defendant and certify that this was done on the back of the original warrant.

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