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Notice To Both Parents Of Juvenile Was Required (access required)

A juvenile's criminal conviction can be overturned where no effort was made to notify the juvenile's absent father of the charges, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled in a widely anticipated case. Former Virginia Code Sect. 16.1-263(A) provides that when a juvenile petition is filed, the court should direct summonses "to the parents" of ...

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