Military Activation and Deployment
Recently Activated/Deployed Military Personnel:
Do you have a
child support order or another Family Division Order for
Parental Rights and Responsibilities (custody) or
Parent-Child Contact (visitation)?
The Vermont Superior Court, Family
Division realizes that you, or the parent of your children,
may have been called to active duty, both at home and
abroad. Often there is not much time for you to get your
affairs in order before deployment.
If you have an existing Child
Support Order, or an Order concerning custody or visitation
with your children,
You may also
want to Establish Child Support payments for your children
or establish Parentage of your children in order to have
them qualify for benefits. Those forms are also available on
line or at your local Family Division.
You may download a packet of forms
you will need to file with the court or you may
request them at the Courthouse.
It’s also advisable that you do
the following before you leave:
Leave a contact
name with your family (and give that name to
the court staff as well), as well as the
name of your Commanding Officer.
with the Soldiers and Sailor's Civil Relief
There are other useful links and
information below that may assist you during this