Cemetery Laws in Virginia

18.2-125 Trespass at night upon any cemetery

18.2-126. Violation of sepulture; defilement of a dead human body; penalties.

18.2-127. Injuries to churches, church property, cemeteries, burial grounds, etc.; penalty.

10.1-2305. Permit required for the archaeological excavation of human remains.

33.2-718. Roads not to be established through cemetery without owners' consent.

57-22. Conveyance of land to trustees or local governing body for cemetery use.

57-27.1. Access to cemeteries located on private property

57-36. Abandoned graveyards may be condemned; removal of bodies.

57-39.1. Improvement of abandoned and neglected graveyards.

57-39.1:1. Recovery of abandoned interment rights