Legal Resources

Relatives who are willing to care for the children when the parents are unable to do so often have many legal questions. The following resources may help to answer some questions or refer you directly to appropriate attorneys. If you are involved in Family Court, you may be able to request an attorney if you are unable to afford it and one is needed. It is up to the Court whether or not you qualify

Vermont Lawyer Referral Line: $25 for ½ hour consultation with an attorney who has training in the area you need. 1-800-585-8852

Vermont Legal Aid: 1-800-789-4195, ask for a referral to the Volunteer Project Line

Vermont Law Line: 1-800-639-8857 for lawyer referral