A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.


To provide sound, timely judgements and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

The Honourable Miss Justice Opal Smith (Ag.)

Administrator General v Bennett, Angela Viola

Fraudulent misrepresentation - Fraud must be specifically pleaded and specifically proven – Whether representations made were false – Whether claimant knew representations were false or reckless as to whether the representations were fraudulent - Definition of spouse under the Intestates Estates and Property Charges Act.

Grant, Simone v Forrest, Denise

Equity – Constructive and Resulting Trusts, Proprietary Estoppel – Joint Tenancy - One joint tenant is deceased – Whether joint tenancy severed by separate acts of the joint tenants – Whether tenancy severed by course of conduct.

Brown, Odel v Treasure, Maple

Proprietary estoppel - House built on land with consent - Intention of the
parties - Extent of equitable interest - Determine proportionality between
expectation and detriment, unconscionability test - Building Act, 2018.

Graham, Vernaldo v Attorney General of Jamaica

Application to Strike Out Statement of Case - Crown Proceedings Act - Constabulary
Force Act - Claim brought in respect of Judge of the Supreme Court - Prosecutor and

Police - Malicious Prosecution - False Imprisonment - Loss of Family Life?



Emergency Matters

Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

Customer Service

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028