Vermont Protective Orders

Code Section
Tit. 15 §1101, et seq.

Activity Addressed by Order
Enjoin contact; exclude from residence or other locations; regarding minors: temporary custody, support (maximum 3 months)

Duration
A fixed period at the expiration of which time the court may extend order

Penalty for a Violation of Order
Criminal contempt: jail maximum 6 months and/or fine maximum $1,000

Who May Apply for Order
Any family or household member on behalf of self or their children

Fees Waived
Yes

Transmission to Law Enforcement
Copy to department of public safety relief from abuse database

Civil Liability
N/A


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