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Vermont Court Closures

Posted by Pre-employ on March 19, 2020

Updated May 27, 2020 4:56 pm EST     

The forests of Vermont are home to famous companies like Ben n Jerry’s and Tuttle Publishing; our team at Pre-Employ has published this resource, a real-time list of the state’s court statuses, for the sake of hiring managers everywhere. We hope it will be of value to them as they navigate these trying times while trying to bypass any hiring delays that may arise.

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Courts Within Vermont Jurisdictions

Jurisdiction = County or Parrish Court System

Record Access= Can Pre-employ.com access FCRA Compliant records at this time

In-Person = Can general public access courthouses for records or information 

Jurisdiction Full or Partial Record Access? Court Closure
Statewide-Vermont Yes CLOSED
Addison, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Bennington, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Caledonia, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Chittenden, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Essex, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Franklin, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Grand Isle, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Lamoille, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Orange, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Orleans, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Rutland, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Washington, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Windham, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS
Windsor, VT Yes LIMITED ACCESS

 

Vermont Federal Appeals Court

District of Vermont

All civil and criminal matters scheduled for in-person court appearances are postponed until further notice. He court’s order does not affect motions that can be resolved remotely or without oral argument. All grand jury proceedings are postponed until April 23.

Vermont State Court

All nonemergency superior court hearings, including jury trials, are postponed until at least April 15. The courts will only schedule and hear certain emergency matters. Parties may participate in nonevidentiary proceedings remotely. Those who have tested positive for the corona virus, have symptoms or may have been exposed to the virus are prohibited from entering state courthouses.

Second Circuit Court of Appeals 

  1. All filling dates and other deadlines between March 16 and May 17 are extended by 21 days.
  2. Those who do not have business with the court will not be admitted until further notice. Arguments may be conducted remotely.
  3. Anyone scheduled to argue who has symptoms, possible exposure or a verifiable health condition should contact the clerk of court.

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Topics: Court Closures, COVID-19