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Vermont Supreme Court

Fee TypeFee AmountSurcharge AmountTotal Fee AmountRule/Statute which applies to fee:
expand  Copying
Court Records - Established by Statute - Official certificate
$5.00
32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(3) (1996)
Court Records - Established by Statute - With conformed copy to non-party
$.25 per page
32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(3) (1996)
Court Records - Established by Statute - Criminal History of a Person Based upon Name and Date of Birth
$30.00
32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(5) (2008)
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)
$3.00 per search
1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)
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
1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)
Fees for retrieval of records stored at records center in Middlesex - Microfilm Search fee (including all agencies)      18" x 24"
$1.25 per page
1 V.S.A. §316(d) and (e)
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
1 V.S.A. §316(d) (2003)
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
1 V.S.A. §316(d) (2003)
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Compact discs (write-once CD w/case)
$ .86 each
1 V.S.A. §316(d) (2003)
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - Audio tapes
$ .81 each
1 V.S.A. §316(d) (2003)
Court and Non-Court Records - Established by Secretary of State - DVD's (write-once DVD w/case)
$2.00 each
1 V.S.A. § 316(d) (2003)
Non-Court Records - Established by Statute - Official Certificate
$2.00
32 V.S.A. §1751(a)(2)
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
1 V.S.A. §316(d)
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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.32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(2) (2008)
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.32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(3) (2004)
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.32 V.S.A. § 1431(b)(4) (2004)
NOTE:  All Motions Filed at one time will be assessed one fee (the higher fee)
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Fee for Mail Service of Pleadings -First Class Mail with Acknowledgment
$3.00
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Miscellaneous - Sale of Slip Opinions to Lois, Inc., West Publishing Company and Mead Data Center
.50 per page
Set by Court Administrator
Miscellaneous - Transcript Fees Original
$2.65 per page
A.O. 19, Court Administrator Directive No. 61
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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.
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Itemized Receipts of Fees Shall be Given on Request
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32 V.S.A. §1402 (1947)