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 26, 2021

Important Notice about Court Operations During Phase IV Odyssey Roll Out in the Caledonia, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orleans, and Washington Trial Courts

Due to the Phase IV Odyssey rollout scheduled to begin on Monday, February 1st, the Caledonia, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orleans, and Washington trial courts will hold only emergency…more
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
August 28, 2020

Important Notice about Court Operations During Phase III Odyssey Roll Out in the Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, and Rutland Trial Courts and Environmental Division

In preparation for the Phase III Odyssey roll out, the Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, and Rutland trial courts and the Environmental Division will be closed to the public on several dates during…more
August 20, 2020

Vermont Supreme Court Extends Judicial Emergency to January 1, 2021

On August 20, 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
August 13, 2020

Efiling Training Opportunities

In October 2020, the Chittenden, Bennington, Rutland and Addison Units and the Environmental Court will begin using Odyssey File & Serve for e-filing. Court users in these regions and across the…more
August 10, 2020

Next Generation Case Management System Update - July 2020

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
August 06, 2020

Important Notice about Court Operations During Phase III Odyssey Roll Out

Important Notice about Court Operations During Phase III Odyssey Roll Out in the Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, and Rutland Trial Courts and Environmental Division In preparation for the Phase III…more
July 27, 2020

Vermont Supreme Court Receives Report From Jury Restart Committee

In late May the Vermont Supreme Court established a Jury Restart Committee and named Associate Justices Karen Carroll and Harold Eaton as its co-chairs. The committee was asked to consider issues…more