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ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE: Appointment as Acting Judge for purpose of performing a marriage
$100.00
Other32 V.S.A. § 1751(b)(6)   (2008);                                            4 V.S.A. § 22(b)             (2008)Other 
Entry Fees for Estates $10,000 or less
$25.00
$1.25$26.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(1)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry Fees for Estates $10,001 to $50,000
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(2)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry Fees for Estates $50,001 to $150,000
$200.00
$10.00$210.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(3)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry fee for Estates $150,001 to $500,000
$375.00
$18.75$393.75Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(4)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry Fees for Estates $500,001 to $1,000,000
$625.00
$31.25$656.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(5)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry fee for Estates $1,000,001 to $5,000,000
$1,000.00
$50.00$1,050.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(6)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry fee for Estates $5,000,001 to $10,000,000
$1,500.00
$75.00$1575.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(7)    (2008)Probate Court 
Entry fee for Estates greater than $10,000,000
$1,750.00
$87.50$1837.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(8)    (2008)Probate Court 
Testamentary Trust $100,000 or less
$150.00
$7.50$157.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(9)    (2008)Probate Court 
Testamentary Trusts more than $100,000
$250.00
$12.50$262.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(10)  (2008)Probate Court 
Testamentary Trusts Annual Accounts
$30.00
$1.50$31.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(11)  (2009)Probate Court 
Annual accounts on decedent's estates filed for any period ending more than one year following the opening of the estate
$25.00
$1.25$26.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(12)  (2008)Probate Court 
Adoptions
$75.00
$75.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(13)  (2008)Probate Court 
Guardianships for Minors
$85.00
$4.2589.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(14)  (2010)Probate Court 
Guardianships for Adults
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(15)  (2010)Probate Court 
Petition for Change of Name
$125.00
$6.25$131.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(16)  (2010)Probate Court 
Filing of Will for Safekeeping
$20.00
$1.00$21.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(17)  (2008)Probate Court 
Corrections for Vital Records
$25.00
$1.25$26.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(18)  (2008)Probate Court 
Orders of Authorization
$25.00
$1.25$26.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(19)  (2008)Probate Court 
Conveyance of Title to Real Estate
$50.00
$2.50$52.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(20)  (2008)Probate Court 
Petition concerning Advanced Directives.
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(21)  (2009)Probate Court 
Civil actions brought pursuant to Subchapter 3 of Chapter 107 of Title 18
$50.00
$2.50$52.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(22)  (2009)Probate Court 
For economic cause, the probate judge may waive this fee.  No fee shall be charged for necessary documents pertaining to the opening of estates, trusts and guardianships, including the issuance of two certificates of appointment and respective letters.  No fees shall be charged for the issuance of two certified copies of adoption decree and two certified copies of instrument changing name.
Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(b)Probate Court 
Each additional certification of appointment of a fiduciary
$5.00
$0.25$5.25Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(c)       (1996)Probate Court 
Filing Fee (waived for state, assessed against respondent if denies and requests hearing and the state prevails)
$50.00
$2.50$52.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(f)        (2008)Judicial Bureau 
Post-judgment Motions
$35.00
$1.75$36.75Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(g)       (2008)Judicial Bureau 
Fee:  Failure to answer
$20.00
Court4 V.S.A. § 1105(b)         (2008)Judicial Bureau 
Fee:  Failure to pay judgment
$30.00
Court4 V.S.A. § 1109(b)         (2008)Judicial Bureau 
Municipal Ordinance fines or penalties; administrative charge retained by state
$12.50
Court13 V.S.A. § 7251(a)       (2002)District Court; Judicial Bureau 
Filing Fee
$250.00
$12.50$262.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(1)  (2008)Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court 
Subsequent pleading which sets forth a claim for relief: Appeal, cross-claim, 3rd party claim
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(d)       (2004)Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court 
Post-judgment Motions
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(e)       (2008)Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court 
Filing Fee for entry of Divorce, Annulment or Dissolution of Civil Union and Legal Separation (none for counterclaim)
$250.00 without a stipulation;               $75.00 with a stipulation. Stipulations must be acceptable to the Court.  A checklist developed by the Court will be utilized to determine the acceptability of the documents filed with the Court.
$12.50 without a stipulation; $3.75 with a stipulation$262.50 without a stipulation; $78.75 with a stipulation.Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(2)  (2008)Family Court 
Magistrate Appeal
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(d)     (2008)Family Court 
Parentage or Desertion & Support
$100.00 without a stipulation;                         $ 25.00 with a stipulation. Stipulations must be acceptable to the Court.  A checklist developed by the Court will be utilized to determine the acceptability of the documents filed with the Court.  
$5.00 without a stipulation; $1.25 with a stipulation$105.00 without a stipulation; $26.25 with a stipulation.Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(3)  (2004)Family Court 
Motion to Modify or Vacate Parental Rights and Responsiblities, Parent/Child Contact or Maintenance
$100.00 without a stipulation;                 $25.00 with a stipulation.  Stipulations must be acceptable to the Court.  A checklist developed by the Court will be utilized to determine the acceptability of the documents filed with the Court.
$5.00 without a stipulation; $1.25 with a stipulation$105.00 without a stipulation; $26.25 with a stipulation.Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(4)  (2008)Family Court 
Motion to Enforce Parental Rights & Responsibilities, Parent/Child Contact or Maintenance
$75.00 without a stipulation,                    $25.00 with a stipulation.  Stipulations must be acceptable to the Court.  A checklist developed by the Court will be utilized to determine the acceptability of the documents filed with the Court.
$3.75 without a stipulation; $1.25 with a stipulation$78.75 without a stipulation; $26.25 with a stipulation.Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(4)  (2004)Family Court 
Motion to Modify or Vacate Child Support
$35.00 without a stipulation;  no fee with a stipulation.  Stipulations must be acceptable to the Court.  A checklist developed by the Court will be utilized to determine the acceptability of the documents filed with the Court.
$1.75 without a stipulation$36.75 without a stipulation; no fee with a stipulation.Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(5)  (2004)Family Court 
NOTE:  All Motions Filed at one time will be assessed one fee (the higher fee)
N/A
CourtN/AFamily Court 
Fee for Mail Service of Pleadings - Certified Restricted Delivery
$13.00
CourtN/AFamily Court 
Fee for Mail Service of Pleadings -First Class Mail with Acknowledgment
$3.00
CourtN/AFamily Court 
Appeal from Judicial Bureau
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Court32 V.S.A.  § 1431(g)     (2008)District Court 
Civil Suspension (Waived for State, assessed against respondent if denies and requests hearing and the state prevails)
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Court32 V.S.A.  § 1431(d)     (2008)District Court 
Motion to reopen civil suspension
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Court32 V.S.A.  § 1431(e)     (2008)District Court 
Municipal Ordinance fines or penalties; administrative charge retained by state
$12.50
Court13 V.S.A.  § 7251(a)      (2002)District Court 
A self-addressed stamped envelope must be provided to the court by the requesting party for mailing of requested records, unless an 800 fax number is provided.
N/A
OtherN/ASupreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court; Other 
Superior Court - Tax Appeal to the Superior Court
$250.00
Court32 V.S.A. § 4461(a)          (2006)Superior Court 
Superior Court - Subsequent pleading which sets forth a claim for relief: Counter Claim Filing Fee
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(d)          (2004)Superior Court 
Filing Fee--Small Claims Appeal
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(d)          (2004)Superior Court 
Small Claims Entry Fee for a claim of $1000 or less
$50.00
$2.50$52.50Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(c)          (2008)Superior Court 
Small Claims Entry Fee for a claim of $1001 to $5,000
$75.00
$3.75$78.75Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(c)          (2008)Superior Court 
Small Claims Counterclaim for $500 or less
$15.00
$0.75$15.75Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(c)          (2008)Superior Court 
Small Claims Counterclaim for $501 to $5000
$25.00
$1.25$26.25Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(c)          (2008)Superior Court 
Small Claims Postjudgment: Motion
$50.00
$2.50$52.50Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(c)          (2008)Superior Court 
Small Claims Appeal
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Small Claims32 V.S.A. § 1431(d)          (2004)Superior Court 
Notary Fees - Certificate of Appointment of Notary
$30.00
Notary32 V.S.A. § 1436(a)           (2000)Superior Court 
Notary Fees - Exemptions from Notary fee: Clerk of the Supreme, District and County Courts, Town Clerks and their assistants
no fee
Notary24 V.S.A. § 441                  (1984)Superior Court 
Notary Fees - Exemptions from Notary fee: State Police Officers, Municipal Police Officers, Fish and Game Wardens, and Motor Vehicle Inspectors.
no fee
Notary32 V.S.A. § 1403(b)          (1987)Superior Court 
Passport Fees - For information relating to passport fees for adults, and children under 16 years old, please refer to the following website:
Passporthttp://travel.state.gov/passport/get/fees/fees_837.htmlSuperior Court 
Passport Fees- For information on which counties process passport applications, please refer to the following website:
Passporthttp://iafdb.travel.state.gov/Superior Court 
Filing Fee
$250.00
$12.50$262.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(a)  (2008)Supreme Court 
Subsequent Pleading which sets forth a Claim for Relief; Cross Appeal
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1431(d)  (2004)Supreme Court 
*No fees shall be charged to any agency of any municipality, state, or federal government or to veterans honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States, their dependants or beneficiaries, in the prosecution of any claim for benefits from the United States government.  
N/A
Other32 V.S.A. § 1751(a) and (b).Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court; Other 
Court Records - Established by Statute - Copies or certified copies of court records or other court materials produced by photocopy equipment.
.25 per page, 1.00 minimum fee is charged.
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(2) (1996)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court Records - Established by Statute - Official certificate
$5.00
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(3)  (1996)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court Records - Established by Statute - With conformed copy to party
no additional charge
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(3)  (1996)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court Records - Established by Statute - With conformed copy to non-party
$.25 per page
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(3)  (1996)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court Records - Established by Statute - Authentication of Documents
$5.00
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(4)  (1996)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court Records - Established by Statute - Criminal History of a Person Based upon Name and Date of Birth
$30.00
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(5)  (2008)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Shipping and Handling Charged by Public Records for Retrieval of File (including all agencies listed above*)
$7.50 per file
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)
$3.00 per search
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)      8.5" x 11"
$0.50 per page
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)      8.5" x 14"
0.75 per page
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)      11" x 17"
$1.00 per page
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)      18" x 24"
$1.25 per page
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Staff time involved in physically duplicating a record
$. 33 per minute after the first 30 minutes
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e) (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State -Senior-level staff time, and information technology specialists' time spent extracting data from databases or performing similar tasks necessary to comply with a request to create a new public record
$ .57 per minute
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State -Any other staff time for which cost can be charged and collected under this section
$ .45 per minute
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State -Computer-generated paper copies
$. 02 per page for pages up to 8.5 by 14 inches
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - 3.5-inch Computer Diskettes
$ .28 each
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Compact discs (write-once CD w/case)
$ .86 each
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Complact discs (re-writable CD w/case)
$2.31 each
Copying1 V.S.A. § 316(d)             (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Audio tapes
$ .81 each
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Video tapes
$1.69 each
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - DVD's (write-once DVD w/case)
$2.00 each
Copying1 V.S.A. § 316(d)             (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - DVD's (re-writable DVD w/case)
$4.00 each
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)              (2003)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Non-Court Records - Established by Statute - Official Certificate
$2.00
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(a)(2)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Non-Court Records - Established by Statute -Authentication of Documents
$2.00
Copying32 V.S.A. §1751(a)(3)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Non-Court Records - Established by the Secretary of State - Photocopies
$. 05 per single-sided page                              $. 09 per double-sided page for pages up to 8.5 by 14 inches
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Non-Court Records - Established by the Secretary of State - Color photocopies
$1.00 per single-sided page
Copying1 V.S.A. §316(d)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Miscellaneous - Bad Check Fee
$20.00
Miscellaneous32 V.S.A. §404 (1997)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Miscellaneous - Sale of Slip Opinions to Lois, Inc., West Publishing Company and Mead Data Center
.50 per page
MiscellaneousSet by Court AdministratorSupreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Miscellaneous - Payment by Credit Card Fee
$3.95
Miscellaneous4 V.S.A. § 1109(f)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Miscellaneous - Transcript Fees Original
$2.65 per page
MiscellaneousA.O. 19, Court Administrator Directive No. 61Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Miscellaneous - Copy of Transcript
$ .85 per page
MiscellaneousA.O. 19, Court Administrator Directive No. 61Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court 
Itemized Receipts of Fees Shall be Given on Request
N/A
Other32 V.S.A. §1402 (1947)Supreme Court; Superior Court; District Court; Environmental Court; Family Court; Judicial Bureau; Probate Court; Other 
Petitions for Partial Decree
$100.00
$5.00$105.00Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(23) (2010)Probate Court 
Petitions for Licenses to Sell Real Estate
$50.00
$2.50$52.50Court32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(24) (2010)Probate Court