To request copies of case records, fill out the Request for Access to Court Record form and send it to the court where the case was filed. You can find the form in the Forms section at the bottom of this page.
Email, mail, or hand deliver the completed form to the court where the case was filed.
- Mailing addresses for all courts are on the Court Locations web page.
- Email addresses for all courts are on the Court Email Addresses web page.
Fees for Copies
You can find a full list of copy-related fees on the Fees web page. These are some common fees:
- Paper copies: 25¢ per page, minimum of $1.00
- Certified copies: $5.00
- Older cases may require a $7.50 postage fee payable in advance. This fee applies if the case record is no longer stored at the courthouse.
You can pay for copies by mail or in person using a check or money order made out to Vermont Superior Court.
To pay with a credit card over the phone, email the completed Request for Access to Court Record form and in the body of the email say you would like to make your payment over the phone. The court will contact you when payment is ready to be taken.
If you have been denied access to a court record, you can appeal the decision by filling out a Notice of Appeal of Decision on Access to Court Records form and filing it with the court. You can find the form in the Forms section at the bottom of this page.
Rules for Public Access to Court Records
Criminal Records Checks
The Criminal Records Checks web page has information about the steps to ask for a criminal record, and forms.
Use the online Data and Information Request Form found on the Data and Information Requests web page to request any of the following:
- Court data
- Information about policies and procedures in the Vermont Supreme Court
- Information about policies and procedures in the Vermont Superior Courts, county courthouses, and related to court administration
- Information about administrative records and practices, including the directives, practices, and records within the oversight of the Court Administrator
- A recent incident involving the Judiciary, or the Judiciary’s response to a recent event
If you are looking for information on any of the following: