Issue: What procedural rules apply to civil actions in the Virgin Islands?
|Area of Law:||Litigation & Procedure|
|Keywords:||Procedural rules; Civil actions|
|Cited Statutes:||V.I. Super. Ct. R. 7; V.I. Super. Ct. R. 39|
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).