|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 “Legal Help Finder” tool that guides you step-by-step to legal information and to a form to ask for legal advice.|
A list of forms you may need when dealing with a legal issue or problem in Vermont.
|Medicaid and Medicare (Dual Eligible)||
It is possible for people over the age of 65 or who are disabled to be dual eligible – that means that you can be covered by both Medicaid and Medicare. Find out where to get help if you have a problem and are dual eligible.
Whether you rent or own your home, you will find helpful information about housing in Vermont in this section.
|Guardianship of Adults||A guardian is a person who is appointed by the Probate Court to help another person with his or her personal or financial affairs. The person who files the case in court is called the petitioner. The person who may need the guardian is called the proposed ward. If the Court orders the guardianship, the Court appoints a “guardian” to help protect the “ward.” The guardianship can either be voluntary or involuntary.|
|The Appeal – What to Do||Whether you are writing your first level appeal or presenting your second and external appeals over the phone or in person, this section tells you how your arguments should be organized.|
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.
This section has information about family law in Vermont, including child custody, divorce, grandparents' rights, and relief from domestic abuse.
|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.|
|Public Benefits||This is where you will find information about state and federal benefit programs.|
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