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Appeal notice adequately identified case at issue (access required)

Even though appellant’s appeal notice identified the commonwealth as the appellee instead of a county prosecutor’s office, the county’s general appearance in the matter waived any defect in the notice. The Court of Appeals erred by ruling that the notice was “fatally defective.” Prior proceedings Appellant Nicholson was convicted in Albemarle General District Court for speeding and driving ...