Probate in the US Virgin Islands


Probate is the process by which the Virgin Islands Superior Court supervises the distribution of a person’s assets according to his or her will or, if no will had been drawn, according to the laws of intestacy.

Probate is an involved process that involves filing a petition, sending notice to all heirs named in a will, assigning an Executor or Administrator, creating an inventory of all assets, paying the estate debt and taxes, and finally distributing the remaining assets to the appropriate beneficiaries.

Not all assets will pass through probate. Life insurance and retirement accounts will pass directly to the beneficiary. A shared asset of a joint tenant will pass directly to the joint tenant. Even so, these are taxable assets contained in the estate and must be considered when calculating the appropriate tax.

While a time-consuming, frustrating process, Attorney Rosh Alger can help manage the probate process and help you navigate the confusing system of taxation associated with inheritance. He will provide counseling throughout the difficult time associated with probate, ensuring your estate and family is cared for every step of the way.

Contact Attorney Alger today by calling (340) 774-3036 or emailing contact@algeresquire.com for a free consultation to discuss your probate needs.


Rosh D. Alger Esquire, LLC
32 Dronningens Gade 2nd Fl. #1
PO Box 6527
St. Thomas, VI 00804

The office of Rosh D. Alger practices law in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, and St. Thomas Co.

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