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Code of Virginia
Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure
8/7/2020

Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure (2020 Updates)

  • Chapter 3. Actions
    • Article 2. Actions on Contracts Generally
    • § 8.01-27.1
      Additional recovery in certain civil actions concerning checks or rejected electronic funds transfers
      § 8.01-27.2
      Civil recovery for giving bad check
      § 8.01-28
      When judgment to be given in action upon contract or note unless defendant appears and denies claim under oath
    • Article 3. Injury to Person or Property
    • § 8.01-42.1
      Civil action for racial, religious, or ethnic harassment, violence or vandalism
    • Article 4. Defamation
    • § 8.01-49.1
      Liability for defamatory material on the Internet
    • Article 9. Partition
    • § 8.01-81
      Who may compel partition of land; jurisdiction; validation of certain partitions of mineral rights; when shares of two or more laid off together
      § 8.01-81.1
      Determination of value
      § 8.01-83
      Allotment to one or more parties, or sale, in lieu of partition
      § 8.01-83.1
      Open-market sale, sealed bids, or auction
      § 8.01-83.2
      Notice by posting
      § 8.01-83.3
      Commissioners
    • Article 10. Sale, Lease, or Exchange of Certain Estates in Property
    • § 8.01-95
      Procedure in such case
    • Article 11. General Provisions for Judicial Sales
    • § 8.01-98
      Sales of land when purchase price insufficient to pay taxes, etc.
    • Article 13. Unlawful Entry and Detainer
    • § 8.01-126
      Summons for unlawful detainer issued by magistrate or clerk or judge of a general district court
      § 8.01-130.01
      (Effective January 1, 2022) Unlawful detainer; expungement
    • Article 13.1. Warrants in Distress
    • § 8.01-130.1
      Remedy for rent and for use and occupation
      § 8.01-130.2
      Who may recover rent or compensation
      § 8.01-130.3
      Who is liable for rent
      § 8.01-130.4
      When and by whom distress made
      § 8.01-130.5
      Procedure for trial on warrant in distress
      § 8.01-130.6
      On what goods levied; to what extent goods liable; priorities between landlord and other lienors
      § 8.01-130.7
      Procedure when distress levied and tenant unable to give forthcoming bond; what defense may be made
      § 8.01-130.8
      Review of decision to issue ex parte order or process; claim of exemption
      § 8.01-130.9
      On what terms purchasers and lienors inferior to landlord may remove goods; certain liens not affected
      § 8.01-130.10
      When goods of a sublessee may be removed from leased premises
      § 8.01-130.11
      When officer may enter by force to levy distress or attachment
      § 8.01-130.12
      When distress not unlawful because of irregularity, etc.
      § 8.01-130.13
      Return of execution; process of sale thereunder
    • Article 18.2. Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration for a Felony Conviction
    • § 8.01-195.11
      Compensation for wrongful incarceration
    • Article 19.1. Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act
    • § 8.01-216.3
      False claims; civil penalty
    • Article 21. Miscellaneous Provisions
    • § 8.01-220.1:1
      Civil immunity for officers, partners, members, managers, trustees and directors of certain tax exempt organizations
      § 8.01-220.1:5
      Defense of intra-family immunity abolished for wrongful death actions
      § 8.01-223.1
      Use of constitutional rights
      § 8.01-223.2
      Immunity of persons for statements made at public hearing or communicated to third party
      § 8.01-225
      Persons rendering emergency care, obstetrical services exempt from liability
      § 8.01-226.12
      Duty of landlord and managing agent with respect to visible mold
  • Chapter 4. Limitations of Actions
    • Article 1. In General
    • § 8.01-232
      Effect of promises not to plead statute
    • Article 2. Limitations on Recovery of Realty and Enforcement of Certain Liens Relating to Realty
    • § 8.01-242
      Same; when no maturity date is given; credit line deeds of trust
    • Article 3. Personal Actions Generally
    • § 8.01-243
      Personal action for injury to person or property generally; extension in actions for malpractice against health care provider
      § 8.01-249
      When cause of action shall be deemed to accrue in certain personal actions
    • Article 5. Miscellaneous Limitations Provisions
    • § 8.01-253
      Limitation of suits to avoid voluntary conveyances, etc.
  • Chapter 7. Civil Actions; Commencement, Pleadings, and Motions
    • Article 2. Pleadings Generally
    • § 8.01-271.1
      Signing of pleadings, motions, and other papers; oral motions; sanctions
  • Chapter 8. Process
    • Article 4. Who to Be Served
    • § 8.01-296
      Manner of serving process upon natural persons
      § 8.01-313
      Specific addresses for mailing by statutory agent
      § 8.01-317
      What order of publication to state; how published; when publication in newspaper dispensed with; electronic notice
      § 8.01-325
      Return by person serving process
  • Chapter 12. Interpleader; Claims of Third Parties to Property Distrained or Levied on, Etc.
    • Article 2. Claims of Third Parties to Property Distrained or Levied on
    • § 8.01-371
      How forthcoming bond taken of claimant of property the sale whereof has been suspended
  • Chapter 13. Certain Incidents of Trial
    • § 8.01-375
      Exclusion of witnesses in civil cases (Subsection (a) of Supreme Court Rule 2:615 derived in part from this section and subsection (b) of Supreme Court Rule 2:615 derived from this section)
  • Chapter 14. Evidence
    • Article 7. Medical Evidence
    • § 8.01-413
      Certain copies of health care provider's records or papers of patient admissible; right of patient, his attorney and authorized insurer to copies of such records or papers; subpoena; damages, costs and attorney fees
    • Article 9. Miscellaneous Provisions
    • § 8.01-420.8
      (Effective until January 1, 2021) Protection of confidential information in court files
      § 8.01-420.8
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Protection of confidential information in court files
  • Chapter 15. Payment and Setoff
  • Chapter 18. Executions and Other Means of Recovery
    • Article 1. Issue and Form; Motion to Quash
    • § 8.01-470
      Writs on judgments for specific property
      § 8.01-471
      Time period for issuing writs of eviction in unlawful entry and detainer; when returnable
    • Article 2. Lien in General
    • § 8.01-480
      Prior security interest on property levied on
    • Article 7. Garnishment
    • § 8.01-512.4
      Notice of exemptions from garnishment and lien
  • Chapter 18.1. Assignments for Benefit of Creditors
  • Chapter 21.1. Medical Malpractice
    • Article 2. Miscellaneous Provisions
    • § 8.01-581.16
      Civil immunity for members of or consultants to certain boards or committees
      § 8.01-581.17
      Privileged communications of certain committees and entities
      § 8.01-581.20
      Standard of care in proceeding before medical malpractice review panel; expert testimony; determination of standard in action for damages
  • Chapter 22. Receivers, General and Special
    • Article 1. General Receivers
    • § 8.01-589
      Compensation and fees; when none allowed
    • Article 3. General Provisions for Moneys under Control of Court
    • § 8.01-602
      Proceedings when owner of money under control of court unknown
      § 8.01-605
      How person entitled to money paid into state treasury may recover it
  • Chapter 26. Appeals to the Supreme Court
    • Article 2. When Granted
    • § 8.01-670.1
      Appeal of interlocutory orders and decrees by permission; immunity