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Vermont Law Research Guide: Vermont Court Rules, Forms, & Jury Instructions

Vermont Law legal research guide highlighting free electronic resources as well as print format and subscription options

Court Rules

Free unannotated Vermont state and federal court rules, including administrative orders of the Vermont Supreme Court

Print format Vermont court rule compilations include

Vermont Court Rules AnnotatedCharlottesville, VA: Lexis Law Publishing, 1998.

Vermont Rules of Court, State and FederalSt. Paul, MN: West Group, 2008.

Vermont Court Forms

Select forms are available in the appendices associated with the Vermont Court Rules volumes of the Vermont Statutes, in print or online

Additional forms, for select legal topics, are available from the Vermont Judiciary and Vermont Law Help.

Jury Instructions

Vermont Model Criminal Jury Instructions.  Montpelier, VT.  State Bar of Vermont

Vermont Civil Jury Instruction Committee Plain English Jury Instructions. Montpelier, VT. State Bar of Vermont.

* Vermont Jury Instructions, Civil and Criminal.  Salem, N.H.:  Butterworth Legal Publishers, 1993. 

*link provided is to Vermont Law School Library access