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September 24, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Three Rules and Form 10

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia amended three rules as well as Form 10 in the Appendix of Forms.

Effective immediately are amendments to Rule 5A:5. Original Proceedings, and amendments to Part 5A, Appendix of Forms, Form 10, “Petition for a Writ of Actual Innocence Based on Nonbiological Evidence.”

Effective November 23, 2020, are amendments to Rule 1:5A. Signature Defects, and amendments to Rule 1A:4(2): Out-of-State Lawyers – When Allowed by Comity to Participate in a Case Pro Hac Vice.

The Court’s full Orders may be found here

Updated: Sep 24, 2020