The Governor will make appointments to fill two Superior Judge vacancies created by the retirement of former Superior Judge David Howard and the retirement of former Superior Judge Dennis Pearson.
The Judicial Nominating Board will review applications from persons wishing to serve as a Superior… more
The Public Portal is a new website that offers access to court case and hearing information. At this time, only Judicial Bureau case records can be viewed and only Judicial Bureau fines may be paid through the Portal. Registered users may be granted elevated access to their own case documents and… more
The number of child abuse and neglect cases filed in Vermont’s family court has grown exponentially due, in part, to the opioid epidemic. Children five and under represent almost half of the children placed in the care of the Department of Children and Families, with more than half of these… more
This guide outlines the role and structure of Vermont's Judicial Branch of state government. It also summarizes court programs and objectives.
The purpose of this Guide is to help legislators understand the Vermont court system so that they can better evaluate proposals that affect the Judiciary.… more