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Cornell Library at Vermont Law & Graduate School

Vermont Legal Research for Non-lawyers

This research guide complements the services of the Community Legal Information Center (CLIC), a public service for Vermonters brought to you by the Vermont Department of Libraries. For more information about these services, please visit the CLIC website.


If you have a Vermont legal research question and do not know where to begin, follow these five steps.


Step 1: Craft your research question.

Step 2: Determine the legal aspects of your question.

Step 3: Gather citations.

Step 4: Locate and read legal documents.

Step 5: Complete forms or draft documents.

Special circumstances: How to find historic Vermont statutes

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