PRESS RELEASE No.: 2020-007

EASTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

April 8, 2020

Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge wishes to advise the general public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that in observance of the Easter holidays, the Judicial Branch will be closed in both districts on the following days:

Thursday, April 9, 2020 – Holy Thursday Friday, April 10, 2020 – Good Friday Monday, April 13, 2020 – Easter Monday

Modified operations will resume on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Please be reminded that the Raymond L. Finch Supreme Court Building located at No. 18 Strand Street Frederiksted St. Croix is closed for the duration of this pandemic. There will be no drop box available at this facility therefore, the public is advised to utilize the drop box at the R. H. Amphlett Leader Justice Center located at RR1 9000 Kingshill, St. Croix.

During this period of modified operations, Judicial officers and Court personnel remain available to conduct the business of the Court virtually and telephonically. For inquiries and/or assistance, please utilize the following numbers:

Superior Court

Court Administration
Office of the Clerk – Superior Court Probation and Pre-Trial Services

Supreme Court

Office of the Clerk of Supreme Court Office of Bar Admissions
Office of Disciplinary Counsel

St. Croix District

(340) 713-6627 (340) 713-6626 (340) 713-6642

St. Thomas/St. John District

(340) 693-4110 (340) 693-6403 (340) 693-6429

(340) 693-4100 (340) 693-4120 (340) 693-4127

The public is further reminded of the following email addresses for the submission of filings to the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands:

Advice of Rights and Arraignments: remoteaorstx@vicourts.org remoteaorstt@vicourts.org Complex Litigation Filings: CLDCourtesyCopy@vicourts.org
ALL Other Filings: superiorcourtefile@vicourts.org

Conventional filings continue to be accepted at All Superior Court locations and at the Supreme Court located in Crown Bay St. Thomas.

We remind our employees and the public to follow CDC guidelines in response to this pandemic and to remain vigilant in social distancing.