Rule 99. Complaint
(a) The complaint in an adult cause shall be a written statement of the
essential facts constituting the offense charged. It shall be verified by the
oath of the person complaining before a judge, clerk or deputy clerk of the
court, or the Attorney General of the Virgin Islands or such Assistant Attorney
General as the Attorney General shall authorize in writing, as well as any
complaint clerk in the office of the Attorney General of the Virgin Islands.
(b) Every complaint for support shall clearly state the statute or
statutes relied upon by the plaintiff. Sufficient allegations shall be set
forth to apprise the defendant and the court of the probable proofs and
evidence that will be submitted. The complaint shall state the names, addresses
and ages of all parties, and their children, and shall indicate where and with
whom the children are presently residing.
(c) Complaints for the violation of the criminal law shall be brought in
the name of the Government of the Virgin Islands.--Amended May 27, 1965; July
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