Vision 

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

Mission

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

2015

Miller, Carlene v Miller, Harold

Dissolution of Marriage in Foreign Court - Separation Agreement Incorporated in Dissolution judgment - Provision in Separation Agreement to Establish Trust over land in Jamaica - Consequential Orders made by Foreign court - Trust and Conveyancing Deeds executed by Foreign Court in name of absent Defendant -Whether foreign judgment and/or Orders in personam or rem - Whether foreign judgment enforceable in Jamaica - Whether Separation Agreement enforceable in Jamaica.

Morgan, Lowell v Sentry Services Company Ltd. and SGB Maintenance Limited

Negligence – Breach of Contract – Burglary – whether First Defendant security provider negligent – Whether Second Defendant property manager in breach of duty of care - whether Claimant aware of danger- whether Claimant contributed to or caused his own loss - whether hearsay objection in witness statement best taken at Pre-trial Review – Damages in the absence of Documentary proof.

Hugh Sam, Suzette Ann Marie v Hugh Sam, Quentin Chong

Maintenance – spousal maintenance; application made before grant of decree nisi; whether final maintenance order can be made; lump sum and periodic payment orders; Matrimonial Causes Act SS.20 and 22; Maintenance Act SS.5 and 14(4).

Aiken Phillips, Joy v Phillips, Donovan

Civil Procedure - Application by claimant and defendant to stirke out each other's claim - Application for such further and or other relief as may be just.

Watson, Nathan v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Negligence – Collision at intersection controlled by traffic signals – Whether defendant liable – Assessment of cost of caregiver – National Minimum Wage used as a guide to estimate cost of care to accident victim – Minimum Wage Act S.3 – Interpretation Act S.21

Williams, Arthur v Holness, Andrew

Constitutional law - Parliament - The Senate - Appointment of Senator - Resignation of Senator - Removal of Senator - Pre-Signed and undated letters of resignation and authorization given to leader of opposition by Sanator at time of appointment  to use letters at his sole discretion to effect resignation of Senator –  Senator refusing to resign - Use of the letters by the leader of oppositon to effect resignation of the Senator – Whether authority to use letters revoked - Whether letters unconstitutional - Whether the request for and use of the letters by the leader of the opposition uncon

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