Henrico General District Court
Henrico County Criminal Defense Lawyer Providing Advocacy in the Courtroom
When individuals find themselves with court hearings or trial dates scheduled
to occur at the General District Court in
Henrico County, they should immediately seek qualified legal counsel. Whether they are
trying to avoid getting points on their driving records or trying to stay
out of jail, defendants need a strong legal advocate by their side to
help them increase their chances of avoiding serious penalties for alleged
violations or offenses. Henrico County
Criminal Defense Attorney Vaughan C. Jones has experience handling cases at Henrico General District Court and various
other courts throughout the state, which means he fully understands how
to guide his clients through the system. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Jones
has varied criminal law experience that can provide a great value to those
About the General District Court in Henrico County
Henrico General District Court represents the 14th Judicial District of Virginia. General district courts are trial courts
that have limited jurisdiction, meaning they can only handle certain types
of cases. These types of courts are responsible for holding hearings and
trials for traffic violations and misdemeanor criminal cases, according to the
website of the Supreme Court of Virginia's Office of the Executive Secretary.
They can also conduct preliminary hearings for felony criminal cases.
These courts are not responsible for conducting jury trials or for hearing
most cases that involve juveniles or domestic relations. In the area of
civil cases, general district courts can handle cases that have claims
of up to $25,000.
The general district court in Henrico County has four judges. It is located
at 4301 E. Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23273-0775. The state of Virginia
has a total of 32 judicial districts, with the Henrico General District
Court being one of them.
About Henrico County, VA
Henrico County is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region of Virginia.
In 2011, the county's population was estimated to be 310,445, according to the
United State Census Bureau. Henrico County is one of the oldest counties in the nation. According
to the county's website, Henrico was the setting of the second settlement
in the British colony. In 1634, it became one of the eight original shires,
or counties. The county borders the city of Richmond, being positioned
to the city's west, north and east.
Relying on an Experienced Lawyer
When choosing a
criminal defense lawyer, it is best to work with an attorney who has the appropriate level
of experience. As a criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Jones has provided
representation to hundreds of clients who were accused of crimes in the
state of Virginia. Prior to focusing on criminal defense, the skilled
lawyer worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of
Virginia. He also previously worked as a prosecutor for the Richmond Commonwealth's
Attorney's Office, where he never lost a jury trial as lead prosecutor
and where he handled some of the city's most high-profile cases.
Those turning to the lawyer can have the peace of mind in knowing they
are working with a seasoned legal professional who knows what he is doing.
If you have a case being handled in the Henrico General District Court,
or in another court in Virginia, take immediate action.
Contact attorney Vaughan C. Jones' office today to learn about how he might
be able to provide the cutting-edge legal defense you need. Mr. Jones
handles many different types of criminal cases, including those that range
from minor traffic offenses to those that involve some of the most serious
crimes, such as murder, manslaughter and sex crimes.