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


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


Morris, Devon v Morris, ,Cherrida and Mangaroo-McBean, Morlyn et al

Injunction - Principles to be applied - Applicant not registered legal owner but executed an agreement for sale with a third party – Whether there should be payment into court by mortgagor under ‘Marbella principle’ - Exceptions to applicability of the principle – Whether sending of cheque to Mortgagee amounts to an appropriate payment or other security.

The Assets Recovery Agency v The Administrator General of Jamaica (Administrator of the estate of Yowo Morle, deceased) v Clarke, Hazel and Morle, Nomora

Earlier claim struck out arising from breach of unless order – Whether subsequent claim made on same basis as earlier claim is an abuse of process – Constitutional rights of access to court for resolution of disputes – Need for there to be appropriate use of the court’s limited resources – Proceeds of crime case – Need for party in default of compliance to file affidavit evidence

Barnaby-Stoddart, Kerry-Ann v Barker, Renville and Williams, Eric

Civil procedure – Application to set aside default judgment pursuant to rule 13.2 of the Civil Procedure Rules.
Civil procedure – Whether rule 6.8 applies to the claim form – Whether it would be appropriate to dispense with the service of the claim form.

McMain, Beverley v Carby, Trevor Anthony

Family Law — Section 13 of the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act - Fixed Date Claim Form filed seeking division of matrimonial home and an extension of time to make claim out of time - No separate Application filed seeking an extension of time -
Validity of Fixed Date Claim Form.

Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited v Taylor-Wright, Marvalyn et al

Civil Procedure – Whether the judgment creditor can seek to enforce the judgment debt owed to it by the judgment debtor by seeking to have the provisional charging order made final in light of the judgment debtor’s having been declared bankrupt – Whether an application for the annulment of a certificate of assignment can be made orally – Whether a certificate of assignment can be annulled on the basis that the conduct on the part of the judgment debtor amounts to an abuse of process – Whether the conduct on the part of the judgment debtor amounts to an abuse of process – Whether the certifi



Emergency Matters

Emergency Matters

Matrimonial Proceedings

Customer Service

customer complaints image

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028