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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Wed, 10/27/2021

INTRODUCTION
Farm reorganization through chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code provides a powerful tool for farmers seeking to restructure burdensome debt, change production models, or even transition a farm to the next generation. While the...

Wed, 10/27/2021

The purpose of this General Order is to supersede and amend General Order No. 101 issued on August 4, 2021 revising the District of Vermont’s courthouse entrance protocols and COVID-19 restrictions in public areas of the district’s courthouses....

Tue, 10/19/2021

UNITED STATES TRUSTEE PROGRAM INFORMATIONAL NOTICE  -  EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

If you are a renter having trouble paying your rent or a landlord who has lost rental income due to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Tue, 06/22/2021

While bankruptcy is often associated with negative connotations, filing for Chapter 12 relief can also present opportunity for farmers. Not only can it help farms avoid or recover from financial distress; it can also help save taxes due when...

Tue, 06/22/2021

On June 14, 2021, Governor Phil Scott issued an Executive Order rescinding all of the State of Vermont’s COVID-19 restrictions and ending Vermont’s COVID-19 State of Emergency effective at midnight June 15. Consistent with the court’s approach...

Mon, 05/24/2021

Based on the final report of the Post-COVID Procedures Task Force, and input from members of the VBA Bankruptcy Section, and the Clerk’s Office, THE COURT FINDS it appropriate to establish written guidelines regarding the conduct of, and criteria...

Fri, 05/21/2021

Following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) revised guidance, Governor Phil Scott issued an Executive Order on May 14, 2021 lifting the State of Vermont’s masking and social distancing requirements for fully vaccinated...

Tue, 04/27/2021

August 10th Chapter 13 hearing date for Burlington has been moved to August 3rd

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