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The V.I. Judicial Branch Revises Holiday Schedule

Judiciary of the U.S. Virgin Islands

The 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 2022 calendar year and the upcoming holiday season.

December 23, 2022: Administrative Leave

All Judicial Branch employees will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

December 26, 2022: Boxing Day (holiday)

Holiday – Closed

December 30, 2022: New Year’s Eve (observed)

All Judicial Branch employees will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

January 2, 2023: New Year’s Day (observed)

All Judicial Branch employees will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

January 3, 2023: Inaugural Festivities – STJ only

Judicial Branch employees residing on St. John will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

January 4, 2023: Inaugural Festivities – St. Croix

Judicial Branch employees in the District of St. Croix will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

January 5, 2023: Crucian Christmas Festival

Judicial Branch employees in the District of St. Croix will be granted administrative leave from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

January 6, 2023: Three Kings Day

Holiday – Closed

January 16, 2023: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Holiday – Closed

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

Superior Court: The court’s electronic filing system; and 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

Regina.Petersen@vicourts.org

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