26 November 2004
Enforcement of judgments

Enforcement of judgments


In my last article the emphasis was on the various methods of enforcing a money judgment. The most commonly used being a writ of fieri facias, appoin...
19 November 2004
Enforcement of judgments

Enforcement of judgments


Writ of fieri faciasFieri facias (fi fa) means that you “cause (it) to be done”. It is a writ for the seizure and sale of goods. Part 46 of...
12 November 2004
Enforcement of Court orders

Enforcement of Court orders


The unsuccessful party (the judgment debtor) has a duty to comply with the terms of the judgment. The successful party (the judgment creditor) has a r...
05 November 2004
Orders of the Court

Orders of the Court


In an attempt to provide you with the whole picture of how a claim is dealt with by the High Court in its civil jurisdiction, I have avoided detailed ...
29 October 2004
The Trial

The Trial


At least 21 days before the date fixed for the trial, all parties must inform the claimant of the document they wish to be included in the trial bundl...
22 October 2004
Actions preceding the trial  in the High Court

Actions preceding the trial in the High Court


Between the filing of the claim form and the trial date there could be a great deal of actions. No later than eight weeks after the filing of the defe...
15 October 2004
Proceedings in court

Proceedings in court


Starting proceedings in the civil division of the High CourtUnder the new Civil Procedure Rules (CPR2000), proceedings are started in court either by ...
08 October 2004
Registration of marriage

Registration of marriage


The Marriage ContractMatters pertaining to marriage are contained in the Marriage Act, Chapter 173 of the Laws of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (Revi...
01 October 2004
Registration of deaths

Registration of deaths


When a person dies in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the death must be registered. The informant must first obtain a medical certificate from a regis...
24 September 2004
Insertion of father’s name

Insertion of father’s name


An unmarried father might not have consented to have his name on the birth record of his child at the time of registration. If he decides to have his ...