Mar 11, 2020
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Granted Appeal Summary
JIMMY RAY WEATHERHOLT, JR. v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA (Record Number 190206)
The Court of Appeals of Virginia.
William D. Ashwell (Mark B. Williams & Associates, PLC) for appellant. Victoria Johnson and John I. Jones, IV, (Office of the Attorney General) for appellee.
Assignment of Error
1. The circuit court violated Mr. Weatherholt’s Right to Counsel by having him appear without counsel during the pendency of his criminal charges and failing to advise Mr. Weatherholt as to the nature of his counsel’s failure to appear.