GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Ignoring the advice of both the judge and his court-appointed attorney, Uriah K. Harris decided to exercise his constitutional rights and represent himself during his upcoming trial. The decision was reached during a Thursday court hearing in Goochland.
The attorney who represented Harris during Thursday’s hearing will be on standby during the two-day trial scheduled to start Oct. 31.
Harris is due back in court Oct. 25 for a motions hearing.
He is charged with attempted murder, malicious bodily injury, felony domestic battery and a misdemeanor violation of a protective order.