Vision 

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

Mission

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

2015

Brown, Latoya v The Attorney General for Jamaica

Negligence – claimant shot during operations by the security forces – claimant blind in both eyes – Assessment of damages – Loss of marriage prospects – Award of interest – Exercise of the court’s discretion under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.

Howard, Wilbert v Forte, Conroy Snr.

Investment Agreement – Defendant member of investment club – claimant investing in club through defendant – allegation of breach of contract or claim for damages for negligence and restitution for unjust enrichment

Duncan, Gregory George v Duncan, Racquel Sidanie

Family Law – Maintenance of children - Spousal Maintenance – Division of Property – Marriage of Short Duration – Property acquired prior to marriage in the name of one spouse –Parties ceased residing at the property - Whether still family home - whether unjust to divide equally – Whether lump sum payments should be ordered – Order for purchase of motor car.

Hines-Brissett, Norma v Brissett, Lennox Roxroy

Application for extension of time to file defence – Whether good reason for failing to file a defence shown – Whether proposed defence has a real prospect of success – Determination of shares in Matrimonial Property CPR Rule 26.1(2)c - Rule 10.3(9) - Rule 1.1 – The over-riding objective.

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Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028