The Vermont Family Law Center is a resource on divorce and family law in the State of Vermont for non-lawyers and pro se litigants. Please let us know if we have omitted a link to an important state resource and we will gladly add it.
Courts and Community ResourcesLawyers and Divorce
Glossary of Family Law Terms
Vermont Bar Association
JULIEN, The Vermont Law School Library Catalog
State Statutory ResourcesIf you wish to review your State's Statutes or Code, click the links below:
Vermont Statutes Online
Constitution of the State of Vermont
Divorce LawNo-Fault grounds: Living separate and apart without cohabitation for 6 consecutive months and the resumption of marital relations is not reasonably probable. [Vermont Statutes Annotated; Title 15, Section 551].
Information about Divorce - Pro se litigant informational pamphlet from the Vermont Family Courts
"Divorcing Someone in the Military" - Pro se litigant informational pamphlet from the Vermont Family Courts
Vermont Family Division FAQs
Marriage and Living Together LawGetting Married in Vermont
The Vermont Guide to Civil Unions
MediationVermont Family Court Mediation Program
Office of the Court Administrator
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609
Mediation FAQs and County Contacts - Vermont Courts
Child SupportVermont Child Support Guidelines and Calculator
"Child Support" - Pro se litigant informational pamphlet from the Vermont Family Courts
Vermont Office of Child Support
Child Support Explained
Child Custody and Visitation LawChild custody decisions are based on the best interests of the child.
Best Interest of the Child - VTLawHelp.org
Parental Rights and Responsibilities - VTLawHelp.org
FAQ on Child Custody and Visitation
Child Custody Resources
Property DivisionVermont is an "equitable distribution" state. Non-marital property is considered to be separate property of the spouses.
"How the Courts Divide the Property In Divorce" - Pro se litigant informational pamphlet from the Vermont Family Courts
"Debts and Divorce" - Pro se litigant informational pamphlet from the Vermont Family Courts
Divorce Questionnaire and Worksheet