Legal Memorandum: Procedural Rules in Civil Actions in VI

Issue: What procedural rules apply to civil actions in the Virgin Islands?

Area of Law: Litigation & Procedure
Keywords: Procedural rules; Civil actions
Jurisdiction: Virgin Islands
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: V.I. Super. Ct. R. 7; V.I. Super. Ct. R. 39
Date: 04/01/2015

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure apply to actions in the Virgin Islands Superior Court unless a local rule to the contrary exists.  V.I. Super. Ct. R. 7; V.I. Super. Ct. R. 39; Rivera-Mercado v. General Motors Corp., 51 V.I. 307, 310 n.3 (2009) (citing V.I. Super. Ct. R. 7). 


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