Commonwealth's Attorney's Office

The Commonwealth’s Attorney, his deputy and assistants are responsible for prosecuting criminal cases (felonies and misdemeanors) for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The attorneys in this office are responsible for assisting victims of any crime which occurs in the City of Charlottesville. There is no charge for services provided by this office.

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    Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign to Raise Awareness for Uptick in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

    For the month of April, ReadyKids in partnership with the Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney will use the campaign to raise awareness in the rise of child abuse and neglect cases during the pandemic era. Read on...
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    Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Applaud Criminal Justice Reforms In Legislative Session

    Reforms advocated for by the group and passed by the General Assembly include abolition of the death penalty, expungement of criminal records, and an end to “three strikes” felony enhancement for larceny offenses. Read on...
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    Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Call For Criminal Justice Reforms In Coming Legislative Session

    Reforms advocated for by the group include expungement of criminal records, an end to mandatory minimum sentences, an end to cash bail, abolition of the death penalty, and an end to “three strikes” felony enhancement for larceny offenses. Read on...
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