This section has information about family law in Vermont. This includes child custody and visitation, child support, divorce, and parentage. You can also learn about DCF investigations, stalking and sexual assault, relief from abuse, guardianship, estates, wills and more.
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Free Event: Family Law Clinic on February 27
Legal Services Vermont is hosting a free Family Law Clinic for low-income Vermonters on Tuesday, February 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. It is by appointment only and space is limited. You can ask for an appointment by phone, video conference or in-person in Burlington.
Lawyers can answer your questions about divorce, parentage, custody, visitation, child support and more.
To make an appointment, call us at 1-800-889-2047. Leave a message with your name and contact number. Please be sure to mention the Family Law Clinic. Tell us if you need an interpreter. A Legal Services Vermont advocate will call you back to screen for eligibility and schedule your appointment.