§ 8.01-154

When right of plaintiff expires before trial, what judgment entered

If the right or title of a plaintiff in ejectment expire after the commencement of the suit, but before trial, the verdict shall be according to the fact, and judgment shall be entered for his damages sustained from the withholding of the premises by the defendant, and as to the premises claimed, the judgment shall be for the defendant.


Code 1950, § 8-824; 1977, c. 617.


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