Essex Criminal Division

Criminal Division

75 Courthouse Drive, Guildhall, VT 05905

p. 802-676-3910

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, 8:00 a.m. to noon, for in service training.

About the Court


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The court's mailing address is:

PO Box 75

Guildhall, VT 05905

Court Staff

  • Presiding Judge: Honorable Michael Kainen
  • Superior Judge: Honorable Michael Kainen
  • Court Operations Manager: Shari DeMarzo
  • Clerk of Court: Margaret Villeneuve