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Chapter 7.
Civil Actions; Commencement, Pleadings, and Motions
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  • Article 2.
    Pleadings Generally
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  • § 8.01-271
    Compliance with Rules of Supreme Court
    § 8.01-271.01
    Electronic filings in civil actions in circuit court
    § 8.01-271.1
    Signing of pleadings, motions, and other papers; oral motions; sanctions
    § 8.01-272
    Pleading several matters; joining tort and contract claims; separate trial in discretion of court; counterclaims
    § 8.01-273
    Demurrer; form; grounds to be stated; amendment
    § 8.01-273.1
    Motion for judgment; motion to refer; Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act
    § 8.01-274
    Motion to strike defensive pleading in equity and at law; exceptions abolished
    § 8.01-274.1
    Motion or petition for rule to show cause for violation of court order
    § 8.01-275
    When action or suit not to abate for want of form; what defects not to be regarded
    § 8.01-275.1
    When service of process is timely
    § 8.01-276
    Demurrer to evidence and plea in abatement abolished; motion to strike evidence and written motion, respectively, to be used in lieu thereof
    § 8.01-277
    Defective process; motion to quash; untimely service; motion to dismiss
    § 8.01-277.1
    Objections to personal jurisdiction or defective process; what constitutes waiver
    § 8.01-278
    When plea of infancy not allowed; liability of infants for debts as traders; liability of infants on loans to defray expenses of education
    § 8.01-279
    When proof is unnecessary unless affidavit filed; handwriting; ownership; partnership or incorporation
    § 8.01-280
    Pleadings may be sworn to before clerk; affidavit of belief sufficient
    § 8.01-281
    Pleading in alternative; separate trial on motion of party