|Security Deposit||A security deposit is money you pay your landlord when you move in. Some people also pay an extra pet deposit. Normally, your landlord must give your security deposit back to you after you move out. The landlord can keep all or some of the deposit only if you caused damage beyond normal wear and tear, you owe rent or unpaid utility charges, or the landlord has expenses for removing property you left in the apartment.|
|Stalking and Sexual Assault||
Stalking is when a person follows, watches, threatens you or another person, or tampers with your property at least two times and makes you afraid. Stalking includes phone calls, mail, email, comments on social media, faxes and written notes. Vermont has several definitions of sexual assault. You can ask for a protective order from stalking or sexual assault even if you have not reported it to the police.
|Choices for Care | Income Limits||
To be eligible for Choices for Care, your income and resources must be within limits established by Choices for Care. Your monthly income is considered available to pay for your long-term care. Income includes your pension, Social Security, VA benefits and earnings.
|Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)||
Spousal maintenance (also known as alimony or spousal support) is a payment from one spouse to the other. The purpose is to minimize the change in the standard of living for both spouses established during the marriage. During a divorce or legal separation, either spouse may ask for maintenance from the other. The spouse who wants maintenance payments must ask for them before the divorce or legal separation is final.
|Buying Prescription Drugs||
The cost of prescription drugs can be very high. This page lists some ways you may be able to lower the cost of your prescription drugs when you live in Vermont.
This section has information on a variety of topics related to taxes.
|Forms - Advance Directives||
You can choose to fill out a short advance directive form or a long one. You will find links to both forms on this page. You can also send your advance directive and the Vermont Advance Directive Registry agreement form to the Vermont Advance Directive Registry.
|When a Park is Sold or Closes||
This page tells you the rules that have to be followed if an owner is going to sell or close a mobile home park.
|Small Claims Court Forms: CourtFormPrep||
Use CourtFormPrep to complete court forms for small claims court.
|Stop Debt Collectors from Contacting You||This page provides form letters that you can use to stop collectors from contacting you at work or altogether.|
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