|Welcome to Vermont Law Help||
This website provides general civil (non-criminal) legal information and helps you find free and low-cost civil legal aid, assistance and services in Vermont. You will find resources and information about your legal rights, the law and the courts in Vermont. Browse Family, Health, Housing, Money/Dept and More legal topics. You will also find a “Find Legal Help” tool that guides you step-by-step to legal information and to a form to ask for legal advice.
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A list of forms you may need when dealing with a legal issue or problem in Vermont.
|Child Custody and Visitation (Parental Rights and Responsibilities)||In Vermont, the Court uses "Parental Rights & Responsibilities" when talking about custody of children. The Court uses "Child Contact" when talking about visitation. This page provides information about child custody and visitation (parental rights and responsibilities) in Vermont.|
This section has information about family law in Vermont, including child custody, divorce, grandparents' rights, and relief from domestic abuse.
|Renter Rebate||Find out here who can get a Renter Rebate and how to get it. We also give steps you can take to get the Landlord Certificate if you have trouble getting it from your landlord.|
Whether you rent or own your home, you will find helpful information about housing in Vermont in this section.
The Office of the Health Care Advocate (HCA) is a free resource for all Vermonters with problems regarding health care insurance or services. We answer questions and help you solve problems with Vermont Health Connect and other health coverage.
|The Eviction Process||The eviction process in Vermont will generally take at least two months from the time you are given notice to the time a court order is issued. Some evictions last much longer. Your landlord must carefully follow the eviction procedure — if a landlord takes steps on his or her own to get rid of a tenant, it can be considered an illegal eviction and the landlord may be sued by the tenant.|
|Divorce in Vermont||
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