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Criminal – Juvenile Defendant – Parental Notice (access required)

A juvenile defendant's convictions of robbery and use of a firearm are affirmed despite his assertion that the circuit court failed to obtain subject matter jurisdiction over him by not making a reasonable effort to notify his father of the proceedings. Prior to July 1, 1999, Va. Code Sect. 16.1-263(A) required the juvenile court to ...

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