November 20, 2017

Advisory Committee on Rules of Probate Procedure

VERMONT SUPREME COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RULES OF PROBATE PROCEDURE AGENDA FOR MEETING OF NOVEMBER 29, 2017   The Probate Rules Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017,…more
November 16, 2017

Seven Days Art Review: Craig Mooney at Vermont Supreme Court Gallery

Vermont newspaper Seven Days recently published an article about the artist whose work is currently on display in the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery:…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

Governor Phil Scott Announces Two State Judicial Appointments

Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of John R. Treadwell as a Vermont Superior Court Judge and Frederick “Fred” M. Glover as the Windsor County Probate Judge. Treadwell will sit on…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
October 03, 2017

Governor Phil Scott Appoints Joseph M. Lorman as Family Division Magistrate

Governor Phil Scott announced the appointment of Joseph Lorman as Family Division Magistrate serving Rutland, Bennington and Addison Counties.   The Family Division of the Superior Court has…more
September 06, 2017

Chief Justice Reiber Interviewed on VPR

Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Reiber was recently a guest on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition program. Chief Justice Reiber discussed many topics, including his journey to becoming…more
August 17, 2017

Vermont Courts Receive New Scanning Security Systems

In August, the Vermont Judiciary took delivery of several new X-ray scanning security systems. These systems have now been installed at Vermont Courts around the state. This equipment provides the…more
June 30, 2017

Vermont Judiciary Announces Award of Court Case Management System Contract to Tyler Technologies

Initiative will streamline services, improve efficiency & reduce manual clerical work Montpelier, VT - State Court Administrator, Patricia Gabel, announced today that the Vermont Judiciary has…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
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