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Convicts Cases Summarized By Accident Attorney

This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Convicts and the related topic of personal injury. For more information on convict issues see the pages on Wikipedia. 

Convicts-Cases

1981 Cross v. Sundin, 222 Va. 37, 278 S.E.2d 805.

Convict may waive appointment of committee in civil litigation by him.

1975 Dunn v. Terry, 216 Va. 234, 217 S.E.2d 849.

Defendant was convict and was represented by three attorneys at trial of this civil suit. Defendant was not convicted until after he was served with suit papers. By continuing to utilize services of attorney, defendant waived requirement of appointment of committee.

1960 Scott v. Nance, 202 Va. 355, 117 S.E.2d 279.

Convicts are not deemed to be civilly dead. Although he cannot be sued individually, his committee may be sued.

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