|Welcome to Vermont Law Help||
Provides general civil (non-criminal) legal information and helps you find free and low-cost civil legal aid, advice and services in Vermont. Maintained by Legal Services Law Line of Vermont and Vermont Legal Aid.
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|Landlord / Tenant (Renter)||
This section of the website has information for Vermonters who rent their home or apartment from a landlord. A person who rents their home is called a tenant. You can find information about lockouts and other illegal actions by your landlord, rent increases, the eviction process, moving out, security deposits, the renter rebate or subsidized housing.
The Office of the Health Care Advocate (HCA) is a free resource for all Vermonters with problems regarding health care or health insurance in Vermont. We answer questions and help you solve problems with Vermont Health Connect and other health coverage.
This section has information about family law in Vermont, including child custody and visitation, child support, divorce, parentage, relief from domestic abuse and more.
Whether you rent or own your home, or you are homeless or facing foreclosure, you will find helpful information about housing in Vermont in this section.
|Income Limits - Medicaid||
This page describes the income guidelines for Medicaid programs in Vermont including Medicaid for low-come children and their adult parents or caregivers; Medicaid for the aged, blind or disabled; and Medicaid for disabled working adults.
|Sealing or Expunging Your Criminal Record in Vermont||
Through the sealing or expungement process, the State of Vermont allows for specific convictions and dismissed charges to be wiped from your record after a certain amount of time has passed. There are a couple of different sealing and expungement laws, and the requirements are a bit different for each. We explain the requirements and steps on this page.
Find out here who can get a Renter Rebate in Vermont and how to get it. We also give steps you can take to get the Landlord’s Certificate if you have trouble getting it from your landlord.
|School Attendance and Truancy in Vermont||
Vermont law says a child or youth between the ages of 6 and 16 must go to public school unless they meet a short list of alternatives. This page explains Vermont's truancy rules and what can happen if a child does not go to school.
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