June 18, 2021

Vermont Judiciary Continues Move to Full Re-opening of State Courts

Remote or virtual hearings will continue as Judiciary emphasizes the need to increase access to the courts for more Vermonters Statement of the Vermont State Court Administrator, Patricia Gabel,…more
May 13, 2021

Vermont Judiciary to Lift Mandatory Remote Hearing Requirement

The Vermont Supreme Court has further amended Administrative Order 49, which declared a Judicial Emergency on March 16, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The amendment extends that…more
May 12, 2021

Judiciary Introduces New Public Access Terminals

A PAT in the Windham Unit Brattleboro CourthouseAbout the Public Access Terminals After the conclusion of the judicial emergency, visitors to courthouses around the state will notice new public…more
May 11, 2021

Next Generation Case Management System Update - May 2021

Stay up-to-date with the Vermont Judiciary’s Next Generation Case Management System initiative. This newsletter includes an updated timeline and project status:…more
April 07, 2021

Eight Vermont Courthouses Ready for Jury Trials

Vermont Judiciary also preparing for remote civil trialsmore
March 31, 2021

Vermont Judiciary Announces New Fee Structure for eFiling

Starting April 1, 2021, there will be a new efiling use fee structure for users of Odyssey File & Serve (OFS). The new per case fee is $14 per filer or firm, payable upon a party’s first filing.…more
March 05, 2021

Rules for Public Access to Court Records and the Rules for Electronic Filing Educational Session

The judiciary held an educational session on March 4, 2021 to discuss revisions to the Rules for Public Access to Court Records and the 2020 Rules for Electronic Filing, which were made in…more
February 01, 2021

Vermont Judiciary Meets Key Milestone in Electronic Case Management and E-Filing Deployment

New System Further Improves Judiciary’s Technology Platform and Enhances Vermonters’ Access to Justicemore
January 25, 2021

Vermont Judiciary Makes Strides Toward Ensuring Access to Vermont Courts

Despite obstacles, Judiciary is actively preparing to restart jury trials The Vermont Judiciary is committed to protecting Vermonters’ rights—the right to a fair and speedy trial before a jury of…more
December 22, 2020

Vermont Supreme Court Makes Additional Declarations Regarding Judicial Emergency

Action taken in response to the rising incidence of COVID-19 throughout Vermont On December 22, 2020, the Vermont Supreme Court made further declarations regarding the Judicial Emergency that was…more
December 17, 2020

Register for an e-filing training webinar

Starting February 24, 2021, Tyler Technologies will offer additional online training sessions on how to electronically file documents using Odyssey File & Serve. These sessions are offered for…more
December 07, 2020

Vermont Judiciary Extends Judicial Emergency to March 31, 2021

On December 4, 2020, the Vermont Supreme Court made further declarations regarding the Judicial Emergency that was declared on March 16, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Court has…more
November 24, 2020

Vermont Judiciary Responds to Increased COVID-19 Cases Across Vermont

Judiciary following Department of Health and CDC guidelines for response The Vermont Judiciary today reminded the public of its policies and procedures in place as the state experiences increased…more
November 13, 2020

Vermont Judiciary Announces Remote Hearing Schedule During Holiday Periods Due to COVID-19

The Vermont Judiciary announced today it will not conduct any nonemergency in-person hearings or proceedings during the four days after Thanksgiving, over the week after the Christmas break, or for…more
October 14, 2020

Information About Electronic Filing in Odyssey File and Serve

Electronic Filing in the new system called Odyssey File and Serve ("OFS") will begin in Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, and Rutland trial courts and the Environmental Division on October 19, 2020.…more
October 07, 2020

Notice to court users with hearings in the following units: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Environmental, Orange, Rutland, Windham and Windsor

Until further notice, court users are advised to verify actual start times of individual hearings by (1) opening up and viewing the hearing notice itself (which should be available within case…more
October 06, 2020

Vermont Judiciary Announces the Resumption of Criminal Jury Trials

With Vermont’s low COVID-19 rate, Judiciary is committed to safely restarting this Constitutional imperative Montpelier, VT - The Vermont Judiciary will hold the first criminal jury trial to be…more
September 29, 2020

Information Regarding Tyler Technologies Security Incident

Last week Tyler Technologies experienced an IT cybersecurity breach on their internal network. Tyler is working with security firms and law enforcement to determine the extent of the event. At this…more