Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

can you still get a jury trial if you waived your right to a jury. i did not understand the difference. my hearing is next week and i would like to know if i can.

Asked on 4/19/12, 10:11 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Erin Ranney Erin L. T. Ranney, PLLC

If you wish to change your mind and request a jury trial then you need to file a motion and assert that right as soon as possible. Understand that a jury probably will not be seated on your original date because of logistics. But you have an absolute right to a jury.

This response is general in nature and is not legal advice. No attorney client relationship is formed by it.

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Answered on 4/19/12, 11:11 am

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