Launch of the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands’ new web portal at www.vicourts.org.
10/18/2019
Honorable Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge, Presiding Judge Harold W. L. Willocks and Administrator of Courts Mrs. Regina Petersen are pleased to announce to the general public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar, the launch of the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands’ new web portal at www.vicourts.org. The portal provides broad access to the Judiciary’s work with concise and clear content organization.
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Judicial facility closure due to major gas leak
10/02/2019
Mrs. Regina Petersen, Administrator of Courts wishes to advise the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association that due to a gas leak within the Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Complex, the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands will be closed for the rest of the day.
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Retirement of Hon. Michael C. Dunston and Appointment as Senior Sitting Judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
09/27/2019
Administrator of Courts, Regina Petersen wishes to advise the public and the members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association of the retirement of the Honorable Michael C. Dunston effective September 26, 2019, and his appointment as Senior Sitting Judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, effective September 27, 2019.
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Designation of Hon. Harold W. L. Willocks as Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
09/27/2019
Administrator of Courts, Regina Petersen wishes to advise the public and the members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association that in accordance with the provisions of 4 V. I. C. § 71 (c), and as the most senior judge of the Superior Court in the District of St. Croix, the Honorable Harold W. L. Willocks, has been designated the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands for a three year term.
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Judicial Branch resumes normal operations
09/24/2019
Mrs. Regina Petersen, Administrator of Courts wishes to advise the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that the judicial branch of the Virgin Islands will resume normal operations at all court locations at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
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Judiciary Closure due to Tropical Storm Karen
09/23/2019
Administrator of Courts, Ms. Regina Petersen wishes to advise the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands will close today at noon to the public today, September 23, 2019, in preparations for the arrival of Tropical Storm Karen.
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Judiciary Closure due to Tropical Storm Dorian
08/28/2019
Administrator of Courts, Ms. Regina Petersen wishes to advise the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands will be closed to the public on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in preparations for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian.
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Superior Court closure due to electrical fault at the Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Complex.
06/28/2019
Mrs. Regina Petersen, Administrator of Courts wishes to advise the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association that at due to an electronical fault at the Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Complex, the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on the island of St. Thomas will be closed today.
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Codification of the Virgin Islands Code of Judicial Conduct
06/04/2019
Supreme Court formally promulgates the Virgin Islands Code of Judicial Conduct as Supreme Court Rule 213, and will take effect immediately.
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Supreme Court approves the adoption of Virgin Islands Rules of Family Division Procedure The Supreme Court app
05/01/2019
The Supreme Court approves the adoption of the Virgin Islands Rules of Family Division Procedure that will take effect on June 1, 2019.
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Honorable Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge receives the National Center for State Court's Distinguished Service Award
02/12/2019
Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge received the 2018 National Center for State Courts' (NCSC) Distinguished Service Award on February 12, 2019 at the Conference’s midyear meeting which was held in Clearwater, Florida.
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Judicial Branch announces closure in recognition of inaugural activities
11/08/2018
Chief Justice Hodge wishes to advise the general public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that the employees of the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands have been granted administrative leave in recognition of Governor Albert Bryan's announcement regarding the inaugural activities
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Judiciary closes facilities Territory-Wide
11/08/2018
Administrator of Courts, Ms. Regina Petersen wishes to advise the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that the judicial facilities in the Division of St. Thomas and St. John will be closed today, Thursday, November 8, 2018, due to inclement weather conditions. The judicial facilities on the island of St. Croix will close at 12:00 p.m. due to continued adverse weather conditions.
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