WomensLaw is not just for women. We serve and support all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.

Important: Even if courts are closed, you can still file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our FAQ on Courts and COVID-19.

Legal Information: U.S. Virgin Islands

Statutes: Virgin Islands, U.S.

View all
Updated: 
December 2, 2019

602. Declaration of public policy

It is the express policy of this Territory to encourage continuing contact between a minor child and parents and grandparents who have shown the ability to act in the best interest of the child and to further encourage parents and grandparents to share in the rights and responsibilities of raising their children after the parents have separated or dissolved their marriage or relationship.