Virginia Legal Information

We have assembled a variety of resources regarding legal matters specific to Virginia. This information is for general reference only and is not intended as legal advice for any specific situation. You should consult a qualified, licensed attorney for actual guidance relating to each individual situation in which you are involved.


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Bankruptcy
Business
Civil
Consumer
Education
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Expungements
Family Law
Landlord Tenant & Housing
Medical and Hospitalization
Social Security


Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy - Know Your Rights from Legal Services of Nothern Virignia


Business

The Business Organization: Choosing an Entity from SCORE


Civil Practice & Procedure

Civil Court Forms:
Below are links to Virginia Court Forms for use in Circuit Court:

Acceptance of Service of Process              

Service other than by Virginia Sheriff                    

Name Change Affidavit (Adult)                

Petition for Proceeding in Civil Case without Payment of Fees             

Cover Sheet for Filing Civil Actions                       

Affidavit for Service of Process on Secretary of Commonwealth            

Addendum for Protected Identifying Information Confidential            

Name Change Affidavit (Minor)       

Affidavit for Order of Publication          

Petition for Restoration of Driving Privileges Habitual Offender        

Petition for Restoration of Driving Privileges Third Offense

Petition of Expungement Circuit Court Absolute Pardon

Petition for Expungement Circuit Court Pursuant to Virginia Code Section 19.2-392.2A

General District Court Forms:
Below are links to Virginia State Forms for use in the Civil Division of the General District Court:

Request for Witness Subpoena Court Issued

Subpoena Duces Tecum Court Issued

Notice to Provider Subpoena Duces Tecum Health Records

Motion to Rehear or for New Trial

Motion and Notice of Hearing

Petition for a Protective Order General District Court

Warrant in Debt Small Claims

Warrant in Detinue Small Claims

Notice to Judgment Debtor- How to Claim Exemptions from Garnishment

Request for Hearing Garnishment Exemption Claim

Affidavit for Service of Process on the Secretary of the Commonwealth

Service other than by Virginia Sheriff

Warrant in Debt

Certificate of Mailing Posted Service

Warrant in Detinue

Motion and Order for Voluntary Nonsuit

Summons for Unlawful Detainer

Tenant’s Assertion and Complaint

Tenant’s Petition for Relief from Unlawful Exclusion

Motion to Set Aside Default Judgment

Affidavit and Petition for Order of Publication

Bill of Particulars

Grounds of Defense

Itemized List of Damages

Motion to have Judgment Marked Satisfied

Petition for Reinstatement of Driving Privileges- Failure to Satisfy Judgment

Petition for Reinstatement of Driving Privileges- Habitual Offender

Attorney Issued Subpoena for Witness

Attorney Issued Subpoena Duces Tecum

Motion to Amend or Review Order

Juvenile Court Forms:
Below are links to Virginia State Forms for use in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court:

Affidavit and Petition for Order of Publication

Registration Custody or Visitation Determination Another State

Supplement to Petition for Expedited Enforcement UCCJA

Motion and Order to Expungement of Juvenile Court Records

Notice of Rights Expungement of Juvenile Court Records

Notice Administrative Support Decision Appeal

Notice of Information Required in Child/Spousal Support Cases

Application to Proceed Without Payment of Fees Custody or Visitation

Affidavit Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

Motion for Genetic Testing

Motion to Amend or Review Order

Motion for Show Cause Summons or Capias

Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

Child Support Guidelines Worksheet Split Custody

Child Support Guidelines Worksheet Shared Custody

Filing of Foreign Protective Order

Request for Registration of Foreign Support Order


Consumer

Links to Consumer Law Forms on State Court Website:

Warrant in Debt Small Claims

Warrant in Detinue Small Claims

Affidavit Concerning Dependent Children and Household Income

Notice to Judgment Debtor- How to Claim Exemptions from Garnishment

Request for Hearing Garnishment Exemption Claim

Warrant in Debt

Warrant in Detinue

Resources:

Debtors' Rights and Bankruptcy Manual from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Get Your Free Credit Report! from AnnualCreditReport.com


Education

Defaulted Student Government Loans


Elder Law

Advanced Medical Directives from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Public Benefits - Know Your Rights from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Senior Citizens Handbook from Virginia State Bar


Estate Planning

Making a Will in Virginia from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Durable Power of Attorney from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Guardianship and Conservatorship from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Spare the Child: A Guide to Parenting During a Family Dissolution from Virginia State Bar


Expungements

Links to Forms pertaining to Expungement of Records and Restoration of Driving Privileges on the State Court Website:

Circuit Court Forms:

Petition for Restoration of Driving Privileges Habitual Offender

Petition for Restoration of Driving Privileges Third Offense

Petition of Expungement Circuit Court Absolute Pardon

Petition for Expungement Circuit Court Pursuant to Virginia Code Section 19.2-392.2A

 

General District Court Forms:

Petition for Reinstatement of Driving Privileges- Failure to Satisfy Judgment

Petition for Reinstatement of Driving Privileges- Habitual Offender

 

J&DR District Court Forms: 

Motion and Order to Expungement of Juvenile Court Records

Notice of Rights Expungement of Juvenile Court Records


Family Law

Juvenile Rights Handbook Virginia State Bar

So You're 18 a Handbook to Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities from Virginia State Bar

Woman and Families in Crisis Resource List (Northern Virginia)


Landlord Tenant & Housing

Housing Law:

Summons for Unlawful Detainer

Tenant’s Assertion and Complaint

Tenant’s Petition for Relief from Unlawful Exclusion



Medical Debt and Hospitalization

Affordable Care Act Training

Affordable Care Act: How Will It Affect You? (USDL Web Training)

Cancer Survivors Legal Handbook from Virginia State Bar

Medicare Publications from the U.S. Social Security Administration

Advanced Medical Directives from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Public Benefits - Know Your Rights from Legal Services of Northern Virginia


Social Security

Public Benefits - Know Your Rights from Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Online Social Security Handbook from U.S. Social Security Administration

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