Liberia Judiciary Is Bereaved, Probate Court Judge, Vinton Holder Is Dead

The late Judge Vinton Holder

The Judge of the Probate Court at the Temple of Justice, Vinton Holder is dead, he died on Sunday, October 17, 2021 after a brief illness.

Recently prior to his demise, Judge Holder ruled against Ambassador Marrow Cassell and revoked the letter administration from her to issues it to George Popie to administer the affairs of the interstate estate of the late Edward Cassell.

During the ruling he said there was no power of attorney issued to Liberia’s Gospel music ambassador marrow Cassel, and further noted that she lack the legal rights to be administrator of the interstate estate of her late husband Edward Cassell.

Judge Holder took the decision immediately after he denied ambassador Cassell’s motion to Strike the testimony of the deceased brother and administrator of his controversial interstate estate.

In August this year, 2021 Ambassador Osman Dukuly found fault with two judges,  J. Vinton Holder And Lamin Quiqui Gbeisay According to Probate Court documents in the possession of GNNLiberia, the Momolu Dukuly Testate Estate was closed on December 5, 1988 by then-Probate Court Judge, His Honour, the late Harper S. Bailey, acting upon a mandate of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia to have said Testate Estate closed.

Ambassador Dukuly in the court’s record finds fault with several judges including His Honour Judge J. Vinton Holder, of the Probate Court for Montserrado County, and Judge Lamin Quiqui Gbeisay, then Assigned Probate Court Judge His Honour Yami Quiqui Gbeisay, Sr.

The demise of the Probate Court Judge will be missed by his colleagues at the Temple of Justice.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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