In response to the dramatic upsurge in child protection cases fueled by the opioid crisis, the Supreme Court of Vermont announced today the establishment of the Vermont Judicial Commission on Family Treatment Dockets. Members of the Commission include representatives from all three branches of… more
The following letter appeared in the January 9th edition of the Rutland Herald and is reprinted here with permission.
Dear Prospective Jurors:
As I reflect on the year just completed, one thing that keeps coming to mind is my experience serving on a jury in the Rutland County Court. I was… more
On Friday, the Vermont State Supreme Court handed down a significant decision in a child custody dispute between an estranged lesbian couple. The ruling in Sinnott v. Peck is one of many recent landmark state court decisions that protect same-sex parents’ rights and preserve the bonds between… more