Chittenden Family Division

Family Division

32 Cherry Street, Suite 200, Burlington, VT 05401

p. 802-651-1709

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed state and federal holidays. Also closed the second Tuesday of each month, noon to 4:00 p.m., for in service training.

About the Court


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Court Staff

  • Presiding Judge: Honorable Thomas Carlson
  • Superior Judge: Honorable Thomas Carlson, Honorable Elizabeth Novotny, Honorable Megan Shafritz
  • Assistant Judge: Honorable Suzanne Brown, Honorable Connie C. Ramsey
  • Court Operations Manager: Liam Page
  • Clerk of Court: Chasity Stoots-Fonberg (Acting Superior Court Clerk)
  • Case Manager: Patti Creller & Margaret Crowley
  • Magistrate: Honorable Barry Peterson & Honorable Brian Valentine