|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.
|Foreclosure in Vermont||
In Vermont, before the bank can take your home, the bank has to sue you in court. This section of our website explains foreclosure and the foreclosure process, including foreclosure mediation.
As of July 1, 2018, courts in Vermont recognize several different ways for a person to be “a parent” under Vermont law. This page describes the new parentage law.
|IRS Says You Owe Money||If the IRS sent you a "notice of tax due" letter, it means that the IRS thinks you have not paid the total amount of taxes that you owe. It is important to act quickly. This page explains the installment agreement, offer in compromise, currently not collectible, and more.|
|How We Can Help||
Vermont Law Help is a partnership of Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Law Line of Vermont. Please contact us to find out if we can help you. We provide free civil (not criminal) legal help to low-income people who live in Vermont. There is no charge for our services.
|Divorce in Vermont||
This page has legal information about divorce in Vermont. It tells you the steps to take during a divorce.
|Appeals - State / Medicaid Decisions||
If Medicaid won't pay for a medical service you need, they will send you a written notice. The Notice will list a reason for the denial of coverage. This section will tell you what you can do if Medicaid says they won't pay.
A guardian is a person appointed by a court who is given specific powers and responsibilities to make decisions for the person under guardianship. The purpose is to provide protection while a person cannot manage personal care or financial matters. This page explains different types of guardianships in Vermont.
This page provides information about child support in Vermont. It tells you how child support is calculated, when you may change the amount of child support, and what happens if a parent doesn't pay child support.
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