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Courts of general jurisdiction have the power to hear claims as long as there is a controversy among parties with diverse interests and conflicting claims. There are additional requirements placed on the controversy depending on what type of court the claim is filed in. Not all claims can be filed in all courts. Each court has certain defined jurisdiction and categories of disputes may be excluded because of the amount at stake. For instance, in federal courts, if jurisdiction is based on diversity of citizenship, the amount in controversy must exceed $75,000.





Courts in Virginia

Virginia State falls under the 4th Circuit. The website for the appeals court for this circuit is www.ca4.uscourts.gov. Virginia State has the following courts -
Virginia Eastern Bankruptcy Court http://www.vaeb.uscourts.gov/
Virginia Eastern District Court http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov/
Virginia Eastern Pretrial Services Office http://www.vaept.uscourts.gov/
Virginia Western Bankruptcy Court http://www.vawb.uscourts.gov/
Virginia Western District Court http://www.vawd.uscourts.gov/



Suggested Lawyers for Virginia
Virginia's Collection Law Firm
Greenberg Law Firm is a leading collection law firm with offices in Roanoke and throughout Virginia. Let us help you with your collection cases.
www.greenberglawfirm.com

Jeremiah A. Denton III, Esq

Attorney at Law: Denton is a highly regarded trial lawyer in Virginia. He holds the prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Denton takes difficult cases other lawyers would not.
www.jeremiahdenton.com


Virginia Legal Referral Services
  • Alexandria Lawyer Referral Service Alexandria, VA (703)548-1105 Alexandria County and Northern Virginia
  • Arlington County Bar Association LRS Arlington, VA (703)228-3390 Arlington County
  • Fairfax Bar Association LRS Fairfax, VA (703)246-3780 Fairfax County and Northern Virginia










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    Legal Facts
  • Twenty-five percent of felony defendants in 2000 had an active criminal justice status at the time of the current charged offense, including 14% who were on probation, 13% on pretrial release, and 6% on parole.

  • Fifty-two percent of all felony defendants were convicted of a felony, and 12% were convicted of a misdemeanor in 2000.




  • Choosing a Lawyer
  • Should you choose a large lawyer or a small lawyer:
    The size of a law firm has no relation to how well your case will be taken up. A large law firm may seem well staffed and having a great office, but what you must see is whether they will take out enough time and effort towards your case. Large firms receive large cases that would figure above smaller cases in their priority list. A law firm with over 10 lawyers on its rolls can be considered a large firm.

  • Always make a comparison before choosing a lawyer:
    Before you choose a lawyer always make a good comparison by asking colleagues, friends and people associated with the legal profession. You can get some important information, which you would not get by simply visiting the law firm in question. Another good comparison is by finding out what other lawyers and legal web sites think about the law firm. A good site to find out about the standing of lawyers is www.martindale.com



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