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Jefferson, Virginia is located in Fairfax County and is normally lumped into Falls Church city by locals since it shares the same mailing address. The bulk of Jefferson was constructed in subdivisions between the 1940s and ‘50s. Those Jefferson subdivisions play host to 27,500 Virginia State residents.
A portion of those Jefferson residents are practicing lawyers who know local courts and laws very well. Lawyers in Jefferson take a mixture of cases including bankruptcy, divorce, automobile injury, immigration visa, and criminal cases like DUI/DWI.
Recently in Jefferson, youth church leader Jordan Vernon was arrested for allegedly having sex with two underage girls and having inappropriate contact with two more. Vernon was charged with sexual battery of a minor, lewd conduct with a minor, and statutory rape among other charges. He faces serious prison time but was released on $25,000 bail.
If you have a case to file in Jefferson then you will probably be heading to the 19th Judicial District Court of Virginia which serves Fairfax County. District courts are solely responsible for hearing juvenile, traffic, DUI/DWI, and ordinance violation cases among others like small claims and child support. If you want to file for divorce then you will have to visit the Fairfax County Circuit Court. Circuit courts also are responsible for hearing probate, mental health, criminal cases including felony cases, as well as civil and real property cases.
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