Virginia Magistrates

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The Virginia Magistrates provide an independent, unbiased review of complaints of criminal conduct brought to the office by law enforcement or the general public. Magistrate duties also include issuing various types of processes such as arrest warrants, summonses, bonds, search warrants, subpoenas, and certain civil warrants. Magistrates also conduct bail hearings in instances in which an individual is arrested on a warrant charging him or her with a criminal offense.[1]

Court division

The magistrate system is divided into eight regions. Each region is comprised of between three and five judicial districts.

Region Districts served
Region 1 27, 28, 29, 30
Region 2 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
Region 3 6, 10, 11, 12
Region 4 16, 20, 26
Region 5 17, 18, 19, 31
Region 6 9, 13, 14, 15
Region 7 2, 2A, 3, 4
Region 8 1, 5, 7, 8

External links

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