Dress Code

Officers of the Court should wear sober colors. Police Officers for juvenile sittings should wear plain clothing.


Litigants (applicant and defendant) of the Court

No T-shirts or shorts, No sleeveless, tank tops, back outs or very short skirts.

No hats or caps, shirts must be placed in their trousers, No T-shirts or shorts


Court Setting

The setting of the court is in camera.  This means it is not open to the public except to those persons who are parties to case.  Persons who are likely to be present in the court are the President who is the Presiding Officer, Court Clerk/s, Police Officers, Lawyers who have matters before the court and the Litigants, that is, the applicant and defendant.


Court Sittings

Family Court is also held in Saint Vincent, Monday – Friday, specific dates are set for court hearings in Bequia, Canouan and Union Island.  The Police Officers in charge of these areas are notified of the court dates in advance.  In matters relating to criminal charges the police will notify witnesses.


Credit Union League Building,
Pauls Avenue,
Office Hours (M-F)
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Court Hours (M-F)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1 (784) 457-1091