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Virginia Courts in Brief

Virginia Courts in Brief offers a one page overview of Virginia’s judicial structure. The website profiles levels of the court from magistrates to the state Supreme Court, providing explanations about what each level of the judicial system does. Find out the difference between a civil action and a criminal case, what the Clerks' Office does, and how many judges are in Virginia.

How to Cite This Source

Virginia Court System, "Virginia Courts in Brief," in Virginia Civics, Item #277, (accessed April 5, 2020).