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Code of Virginia
Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure
Chapter 20.1. Summary Jury Trial

§ 8.01-576.1. Election by parties; order of court.

In any civil action pending before a circuit court, the parties may, by agreement in writing submitted to the court at any time prior to trial, elect to have a summary jury trial of the issues in the case in accordance with this chapter. However, where the court determines that the election is made for the purpose of delaying a trial on the merits, a summary jury trial shall not be had.

1988, c. 759.

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