February 16, 2018

Advisory Committee on Rules of Probate Procedure Meeting February 21

VERMONT SUPREME COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RULES OF PROBATE PROCEDURE AGENDA FOR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 21, 2018   The Probate Rules Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 21, 2018,…more
February 08, 2018

Governor Scott Announces Four Judicial Appointments

Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of four Vermonters to the State’s judiciary, filling existing vacancies. more
February 07, 2018

Public Notice of Commission Meeting

The Vermont Judicial Commission on Family Treatment Dockets will be holding its first meeting at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 12th in the Supreme Court Courtroom, at 111 State Street, Montpelier,…more
January 17, 2018

Vermont Supreme Court Establishes Judicial Commission On Family Treatment Dockets

In response to the dramatic upsurge in child protection cases fueled by the opioid crisis, the Supreme Court of Vermont announced today the establishment of the Vermont Judicial Commission on Family…more
January 11, 2018

Dear Prospective Jurors

The following letter appeared in the January 9th edition of the Rutland Herald and is reprinted here with permission.   Dear Prospective Jurors: As I reflect on the year just completed, one thing…more
December 19, 2017

Slate: Vermont Supreme Court Protects the Rights of Same-Sex Parents and Their Children

On Friday, the Vermont State Supreme Court handed down a significant decision in a child custody dispute between an estranged lesbian couple. The ruling in Sinnott v. Peck is one of many recent…more
November 01, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Electronic Filing System Begins 11/13

On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court’s electronic filing system will begin operation. While paper will remain the official form of filing as under existing practice, parties represented by…more
October 06, 2017

Vermont Judiciary Issues Request for Proposals to Support the Vermont Guardian ad Litem Program

Judiciary seeks to partner with nonprofit organizations to recruit, train, and support volunteer Guardians ad Litemmore