The Difference Between District and Circuit Courts in Virginia
Author: Paul D. Hux, Personal Injury Lawyer, Chesterfield, VA
When negotiations break down and the insurance company will not offer what we feel is a full and fair settlement amount for your claim, the next step in your case is to file a lawsuit and begin the litigation process. Your attorney must decide in which court your case should be filed. While this may seem simple, selecting the appropriate court is an important decision that is based on the individual circumstances of your case. Selecting the appropriate forum for your case can have important consequences as the litigation proceeds.
Virginia has two levels of trial courts:…