Debt & Collections

If someone has sued or threatened to sue you because you owe them money, you can visit Vermont Law Help. Vermont Law Help is not affiliated with the Vermont Superior Court. The site teaches about:

  • Debt and debt collections
  • Consumer rights
  • Credit and credit reports
  • Foreclosures and
  • Storage units

You may also qualify for free or lower cost legal help.

Information for Consumers

You can learn about your rights as a consumer at Vermont Law Help. Vermont Law Help is not affiliated with the Vermont Superior Court. The site teaches about:

  • consumer rights
  • credit and credit reports
  • debt and debt collections
  • foreclosures and
  • storage units

You can also see whether you qualify for free or reduced fee legal help.

If you have a dispute with a business, you may want to contact the Attorney General's Office. You can contact the Consumer Protection Unit for more information about your rights.

If you have a legal dispute with someone who sold you something you may want to file a small claims case. Small claims court may not make sense if you are asking for more than $5,000.

Small Claims

Small Claims Court handles cases involving claims of $5000 or less. This site offers information about how to sue in small claims court, what to do if you are sued, how to prepare for a hearing, what to do in a hearing, how to appeal a small claims judgment, and how to collect a judgment if you do win your case in small claims court.