June 15, 2017

Advisory Committee on Rules of Probate Procedure

The Probate Rules Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in the Hoff Lounge, Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School. You can find the agenda below:more
May 18, 2017

Superior Judge Rotation Schedule Released

The Vermont Judiciary is pleased to announce its annual Superior Judge Rotation Schedule, which will be in effect September 5, 2017 through September 3, 2018. Rotation promotes the philosophy that…more
May 09, 2017

WCAX: Vermont seeks volunteers to be child's voice in the courtroom

The Vermont Judiciary's Guardian Ad Litem program was recently featured on WCAX highlighting the important work being done by GAL…more
May 05, 2017

Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure

The Civil Rules Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m., Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Hoff Lounge, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont. You can find the agenda below:more
May 03, 2017

Traffic and Travel Advisories

Bridge construction will be taking place near the Orange Court in Chelsea in June and July. Learn about exact dates and alternate…more
April 26, 2017

Justice Karen Carroll Takes the Vermont Supreme Court Oath of Office

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Judge Karen Carroll took the oath of office of the Vermont Supreme Court, joining Chief Justice Paul Reiber and Associate Justices Marilyn Skoglund, Beth Robinson, and…more
March 30, 2017

Vermont Judiciary Launches New Website

The Vermont Judiciary has launched a new website to help court users find information more quickly and easily. As of Thursday, March 30, www.…more
March 29, 2017

Jury Duty Scams

The Vermont Judiciary is warning the public to be on the alert for a phone scam where the caller impersonates law enforcement officers threatening them with prosecution for failure to appear for jury…more
March 23, 2017

Governor Phil Scott Selects Karen Russell Carroll as Vermont Supreme Court Justice

Governor Phil Scott has selected Karen Russell Carroll of Vernon, Vt. to serve on the Vermont Supreme Court. Carroll will be appointed on April 1 to replace retiring Justice John Dooley. Carroll must…more
March 21, 2017

Legal assistance in eviction proceedings

Across Vermont, about 90 percent of tenants facing eviction do so without an attorney. Click…more
March 08, 2017

Watch the Vermont Supreme Court hear oral arguments at Vermont Law School

Click here to watch Supreme Court hear arguments at Vermont Law School.more
October 06, 2016

Understanding bail and the conditions of release in Vermont

By Karen Carroll - My friends and family routinely ask me, after learning about a particularly serious crime, why the defendant was not automatically held in jail until the trial. It is quite…more