Know the Laws: Vermont
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about relief from abuse orders and sexual assault or stalking protective orders in Vermont.
Information about custody and parental kidnapping in Vermont.
Information about parental kidnapping and emergency custody in Vermont.
General information about divorce with links to Vermont-specific information.
General information (not state-specific) about crimes the abuser may have committed.
If you are a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, then it may be illegal for your abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue your abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.