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Case Law on Juvenile Appeals: Virginia Court of Appeals decision

The Virginia Court of Appeals ruled that a juvenile defendant may waive his or her right of appeal from the Juvenile and Domestic Relations General District Court to the Circuit Court in a plea agreement. The case citation is Congdon v. Commonwealth of Virginia, Va. App. , S.E.2d (2/15/11). The statutory right of appeal from the Juvenile and Domestic Relations General District Court to the Circuit Court is usually ten (10) days.

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