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Jurisdiction – Waiver of Sovereign Immunity – Court-Issued Process (access required)

McGhee v. Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (VLW No. 017-8-109, 7pp.) (Lannetti, J.) Norfolk Cir.Ct. Case No. CL17-5454. Holding: Where the plaintiff-uninsured filed a petition appealing a defendant-department of motor vehicle (DMV) hearing officer’s decision and requested formal service on the hearing officer but the service was not accomplished, the procedural requirements to overcome sovereign immunity ...