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[heading]Vermont Small Claims Court[/heading]

VTCourt:  Small claims cases are heard in the Small Claims division of the Superior Court.

Claim Limit:  $5,000.00

Answer Period:  Defendant must file an answer within 20 days after service of summons.

Attorney Representation: Vermont permits attorneys in small claims court.

Eviction Cases:  Eviction cases can not be filed in small claims court.

Jury Trial:  Defendants may request a jury trial at least one day prior to the hearing.

Statutes of Limitations  (Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 461 et seq.):
– Written Contract:  6 years
– Oral Contract: 6 years
– Personal Injury: 3 years
– Real Property: 3 years
– Personal Property: 3 years

Information & Forms:  Click Here

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Vermont Superior Court Rules

Vermont Rules of Civil Procedure
Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure
Vermont Rules of Evidence
Vermont Research Portal

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Vermont Superior Court Forms

All Vermont Court Forms

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