What is a “de novo” appeal in Virginia criminal cases?

In this video, James Abrenio discusses the concept of a “de novo” appeal in Virginia criminal courts. In it, James explains that when you go to trial in a Virginia district court, you have a right to an automatic appeal to the circuit court where you get a new trial. He also explains other things to think about if you’re considering appealing your Virginia Domestic Assault case.

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