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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
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Page updated Jul 27, 2007 12:44 PM
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Relief of Custody

On rare occasions, parents or custodians of children will ask the Juvenile Court to relieve them of their legal right and responsibility to care for a child. Before a judge will hear such a case, however, the law requires that the family be referred to the Department of Social Services for investigation and services, if appropriate.

After the case comes to the Court for a decision on the Petition, the judge can grant or deny the Petition and can enter a number of different orders that the judge may determine are in the best interest of the child.

The parent has the burden of proving that he/she is entitled to be relieved of custody of the child.

520 King St., 1st Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4141
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Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.