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Code of Virginia
Title 19.2. Criminal Procedure
Chapter 15. Trial and Its Incidents
7/19/2018

§ 19.2-239. Jurisdiction in criminal cases.

The circuit courts, except where otherwise provided, shall have exclusive original jurisdiction for the trial of all presentments, indictments and informations for offenses committed within their respective circuits.

Code 1950, § 19.1-187; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495.

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