Of the 30 matters slated for trial all those about to be tried entered “not guilty” pleas before Justice Cottle.
Albert Steven Jr. who is charged with attempted murder is expected to be the first person to have his matter heard on February 13, 2012.
Steven is on $50,000 bail and had his matter traversed from the last assizes in 2011.
He is represented by attorney Gina Dyer Munro.
Another accused, Shane Degallerie is facing a murder charge, while Stebin Valentine is being tried for manslaughter.
Kenrick Tyson has a murder charge to answer to, Kiwani Jackson wounding with intent, Charbert Alexander theft and David St. John murder.
They will all have to return to court next month to have their matters heard.
Among the murder trials is that of a Soufriere family alleged to have beaten their brother Harrison Williams to death.
On September 24th 2010, at Soufriere, Lauretta and Herbert Xavier and Manuella Williams, who were involved in an altercation with their brother, have been charged with causing his death.
Herbert Xavier is represented by attorney Wayne Norde while Lauretta Xavier is represented by Dawn Yearwood Stewart; Roland Charles is the lawyer for Manuella Williams.
The assizes have been adjourned by Justice Cottle to February 13, 2012 when Justice Bernie Stephenson Brooks is expected to be the presiding Judge.
Prosecuting the cases in the current assizes is Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Gene Pestaina.
He is being assisted by State attorney Artlene Nesty.