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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 24. Fidelity and Surety Insurance

§ 38.2-2415. Where civil proceedings may be instituted.

Any suit or other civil proceeding may be instituted against any fidelity and surety insurer (i) at the place where it became surety or assumed any duty or obligation that may be the subject of suit or other civil proceeding; or (ii) at the place where the principal obligor for whom it has become surety may be sued. When the Commonwealth is a party, plaintiff or defendant, the suit or proceeding shall be in the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond.

Code 1950, § 38-346; 1952, c. 317, § 38.1-651; 1986, c. 562.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.