Part IX: VIRGIN ISLANDS BAR
Rule 301. Pro Hac Vice admission
Rule 302. Special admission
Rule 303. Professional
responsibility and discipline
Rule 304. Regular admission
Rule 305. Virgin Islands Bar
Association: membership: bylaws
Rule 306. Membership status
The territorial court, being the highest non-federal and local court of
the Virgin Islands, shall govern the admission of all attorneys to the V.I.
Bar, which shall consist of all attorneys, in whatever category, admitted to
practice law in the territorial court of the Virgin Islands. The membership of
the V.I. Bar shall consist of three (3) categories of attorneys, as follows:
1. Pro Hac Vice Admissions ------Attorneys admitted Pro Hac
Vice pursuant to the provisions of Rule 301.
2. Special Admissions ------Government Attorneys specially
admitted to practice pursuant to the provisions of Rule 302.
3. Regular Admissions ------Attorneys regularly admitted to
practice pursuant to the provisions of Rule 304.
Estate of foreign decedent was required to institute a second
administration in Virgin Islands, since decedent died without a will and thus
his estate could not use this rule to distribute his property in Territory, but
was required to follow regular Virgin Islands probate procedures. In re Estate
of DeChabert, Terr. Ct. St. C. 2000, 43 V.I. 27.
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