Courts in Vermont
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The lowest level of the Vermont State Court system consists of its Vermont's Environmental Court, Probate Courts, and the Vermont Judicial Branch. Vermont's Probate Courts handle probate/estate issues, and adoption, mental health, and miscellaneous civil cases. Vermont's Environmental Court exclusively hears appeals of administrative agency decisions, and the Vermont Judicial Bureau mainly hears traffic and ordinance infractions. The next level of Vermont's court system includes the state's Family Courts, which hear mental health, juvenile, and domestic relations cases, the Vermont Superior Courts, which handle tort, contract, real property, small claims, and other civil appeals, and Vermont's District Courts, which also hear civil appeals as well as cases relating to felony and misdemeanor charges. If you're seeking information regarding a Vermont court case, the Vermont Judiciary's website ( provides Vermont court forms, civil court opinions, and additional features including a Vermont child support calculator. If you're trying to get copies of Vermont court documents, you will need to contact the Superior Court clerk for the county in which the case was heard. Although most Vermont court records are considered public record, the method of obtaining copies of these varies by court.
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27, Aug 2014 - Lamoille, VT Vermont Quits War on Drugs to Treat Heroin Abuse as Health Issue
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address in January to what he called Vermont’s “full-blown heroin crisis.” Since 2000, he said, the state had seen a 250 percent increase in addicts receiving treatment. The courts were swamped with heroin-related cases.
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With Vermont's prison facilities aging, lawmakers are beginning to grapple with whether to build new or patch up the old. The state Department of Buildings and General Services shared data with a legislative ...
27, Aug 2014 - Judge denies university's motion to dismiss student's due process lawsuit against college
Judge William Sessions III, a U.S. District Court judge in Burlington, Vt., ruled earlier this... A Vermont federal judge denied Marlboro College’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by one of its students alleging the university wrongfully convicted him of sexual assault.
27, Aug 2014 - Meet Vermont's new federal judge
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27, Aug 2014 - Chittenden, VT Vermont lawmakers to hear about drugs in prisons
The Vermont Legislature's Corrections Oversight Committee is set to get a briefing on the problem of drugs flowing into the state's prisons.
27, Aug 2014 - Bennington, VT Man accused of strangling teenage son
BENNINGTON -- A Shaftsbury man is accused of putting his son in a headlock and strangling him, as well as slapping another man who had intervened. Christopher W. Legacy, 42, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to first degree aggravated domestic assault, and first degree aggravated domestic assault with a prior offense.
27, Aug 2014 - Sorrell seeks dismissal of GMO lawsuit
Vermont has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging the state's GMO labeling law.
27, Aug 2014 - Chittenden, VT Vermont lawmakers hear about drugs in prisons
Corrections officers and other prison staff in Vermont would be subject to search as they enter the facilities, under rules being drafted by the Department of Corrections.
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26, Aug 2014 - Child abuse/neglect cases spiked in 2014, data shows
The number of alleged child abuse or neglect cases filed in courts across Vermont last year grew 21 percent from the year before, according to data from the state.
26, Aug 2014 - Charges filed in May rollover crash
BENNINGTON -- Misdemeanor charges have been filed against a Pownal woman who in May crashed her vehicle into two houses on Route 346. Nicole Prouty-Carbonaro, 31, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to careless or negligent vehicle operation, and reckless endangerment.
25, Aug 2014 - Chittenden, VT Vermont lawmakers discuss contraband in prisons
Members of Vermont's Department of Corrections told legislators Thursday that they want corrections employees to face searches when they enter state prisons
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