Judicial Branch Releases Holiday Schedule Through Jan. 18

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Administrator of Courts Regina Petersen advises the general public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar that the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands will recognize the following holiday schedule for the remainder of the 2020 calendar year and the upcoming holiday season.

On the designated dates and times that the employees of the judiciary have been granted administrative leave, all filings will continuously be accepted through the previously approved methods:

Supreme Court: The court’s electronic filing system or a secured lockbox for non-electronic filers at the entrance of the Supreme Court’s premises at No. 161B Crown Bay, on St. Thomas and No. 18 Strand Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix.

November 3, 2020: Election Day

Holiday – Closed

November 11, 2020: Veterans Day

Holiday – Closed

November 26, 2020: Thanksgiving Day

Holiday – Closed

November 27, 2020: Day after Thanksgiving — All judicial branch employees will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

December 24, 2020: Christmas Eve

All judicial branch employees will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

December 25, 2020: Christmas Day

Holiday – Closed

December 31, 2020: New Year’s Eve

All judicial branch employees will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

January 1, 2021: New Year’s Day

Holiday – Closed

January 6, 2021: Three Kings Day

Holiday – Closed

January 18, 2021: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Holiday – Closed

Superior Court: The court’s electronic filing system or in the St. Thomas-St. John District, filings (including those for the Magistrate Division) will be accepted via a secured lock box on the first floor, East Wing entrance of the court’s premises at the Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Center. In the District of St. Croix, filings will be accepted via a secured lock box located at the entrance on the first floor of the R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex.

Members of the V.I. Bar in addition to pro-se litigants are reminded that they can access the judiciary’s new e-Filing system through the unified portal for both the Supreme and Superior Courts. This portal can be accessed by visiting https://usviefile.vicourts.org.

For more information, contact:

Regina deChabert Petersen, Administrator of Courts

Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands

P.O. Box 590

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00804

Tel: 774‐2237 Fax: 774‐2258 TTY: 693-4118

[email protected]

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