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Vermont Supreme Court

Fee TypeFee AmountRule/Statute which applies to fee:
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Court Records - Established by Statute - Official certificate $5.00 32 V.S.A. §1751(b)(3) (1996)
Court Records - Established by Statute - With confirmed 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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Entry Fees for Estates $10,000 or less $30.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(1) (2014)
Entry Fees for Estates $50,001 to $150,000 $210.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(3) (2014)
Entry Fees for Estates $500,001 to $1,000,000 $660.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(5) (2014)
Entry fee for Estates $5,000,001 to $10,000,000 $1575.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(7) (2014)
Trust Petitions of  $100,000 or less (other than annual accounts on trusts), including petitions to modify or terminate a trust, to remove or substitute  a trustee or seeking remedies for breach of trust $160.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(9) (2014)
Annual Accounts on trusts $35.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(11) (2014)
Petition for Change of Name $135.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(17) (2014)
Corrections for Vital Records $30.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(20) (2014)
Conveyances of Title to Real Estate pursuant to 14 VSA Sec. 1801, including petitions to clear title and release or discharge of mortgage. $55.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(22) (2014)
Civil actions brought pursuant to 18 VSA, Chapter 7, Subchapter 3 $55.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(24) (2014)
Each additional certification of appointment of a fiduciary $5.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(c) (1996)
Petitions for Licenses to Sell Real Estate $55.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(26) (2014)
Petitions for minor settlement pursuant to 14 VSA Sec. 2643 $30.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(27) (2014)
Guardianships for Minors $90.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(15) (2014)
Filing of subsequent Will for safekeeping, same Probate division or transfer to another probate division $15.00 32 V.S.A. § 1434(a)(19) (2014)
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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.N/AN/A
Itemized Receipts of Fees Shall be Given on RequestN/A32 V.S.A. §1402 (1947)