NOTE: This is not a complete listing of all the forms and instructions available on the court's website. If you do not find what you're looking for here, try the Self-Help Center page or you can search the forms library.
The VTLawHelp.org website provides help with court forms in some legal areas. Visit the website for tips on filling out some popular forms. Also search or browse the website for help with forms in other legal areas.
Forms can be submitted in person at the courthouse, via mail, or e-Filing (if applicable). You may be required to present a government issued ID before court staff can notarize your court documents. Visit the Court Locations page to find the physical and mailing addresses for courts in Vermont.
Forms available for download are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print.
**IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR E-FILERS: In order to eFile a form-fillable PDF which includes all of the posted court forms, you must first save them as a flat file. Otherwise, the filing will fail and you will need to refile.
Follow the steps below to "flatten" a completed PDF fillable form:
- Open fillable form.
- Add appropriate data.
- Right click on document and select Print. NOTE: if document opens in Adobe, Select File and select Print.
- Select the PDF printer. (The Adobe PDF printer is installed automatically with Adobe Acrobat. Numerous free PDF printer drivers are available for download from the Internet.)
- Select OK.
- Specify location to save the printed, "flattened" version of the form.
- Select Save.
Please make sure to visit our E-filing page for information and updates
Certification in Support of Compliance with the CARES Act
***For COVID-19 Emergency filings only and only during the time the courts are functioning on a limited basis, you may use this form in place of the current notarization requirement.
Personal Expense Claim form
Civil Union (with Children)
Civil Union (without Children)
Divorce (with Children)
Divorce (without Children)
Extreme Risk Protection
Non-Resident Civil Dissolution / Divorce
Parental Rights and Responsibilities
Relief from Abuse
Authorization to Perform a Marriage
Correction of Death, Marriage, and Birth Certificate Records Forms
Probate - Miscellaneous forms