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Vermont v. Love  
Date: August 18, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 75
Docket Number: 2016-192

Justia Opinion Summary: In April 2016, the police stopped defendant Kimberly Love after a disturbance at a gas station. As a result of this stop, the police issued defendant a notice of intention to automatically suspend her driver’s license by...

Vermont v. Blake  
Date: August 11, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 68
Docket Number: 2016-376

Justia Opinion Summary: In December 2009, defendant Randell Blake was convicted of filing a false insurance claim in connection with a 2007 fire at his house. Subsequent to his criminal convictions, the trial court ordered defendant to pay rest...

In re D.H. & S.C.  
Date: August 11, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 71
Docket Number: 2017-031

Justia Opinion Summary: A mother appealed the termination of her parental rights to two children: D.H. (born 2004) and S.C. (born 2006). She argued the family court improperly withheld its discretion by refusing to grant a thirty-minute continu...

Collins v. Collins  
Date: August 4, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 70
Docket Number: 2016-302

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was the status of a revocable trust that husband’s parents established in 1999. The parties married in 1984 and have two children (now adults); they divorced in 2014. The grantor amended the revoc...

Vermont v. Perrault  
Date: July 28, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 67
Docket Number: 2015-462

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury convicted defendant Bryan Perrault of one count of possessing marijuana and two counts of possessing a depressant or stimulant, he appealed, arguing he was entitled to a new trial because he discovered, post...

State v. Jennifer Ploof
Date: July 24, 2017
Citation: 2004 VT 36
Docket Number: 2016-218
Nathan Dunavin v. Lisa Menard, Commissioner
Date: July 24, 2017
Citation: 2009 VT 122
Docket Number: 2016-370
Royce A. Dendler v. Olga B. Dendler
Date: July 24, 2017
Citation: 2014 VT 10
Docket Number: 2017-008
Sara Benoure v. Brad Benoure
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 2017-036
Yorkmont Auctions, Inc. v. Department of Labor (Mark Rogers)
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 2017-043
In re A.M. and O.M., Juveniles
Date: July 24, 2017
Citation: 2007 VT 11
Docket Number: 2017-087
In re H.P., Juvenile
Date: July 24, 2017
Citation: 2014 VT 38
Docket Number: 2017-138
In re A.M., Juvenile
Date: July 24, 2017
Citation: 2004 VT 41
Docket Number: 2017-163
Vermont v. Love  
Date: July 21, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 66
Docket Number: 2016-195

Justia Opinion Summary: In December 2012, defendant Bryan Love was charged with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child, and he faced the possibility of significant jail time. By virtue of a plea agreement with the State,...

Shires Housing, Inc. v. Brown  
Date: July 21, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 60
Docket Number: 2016-323

Justia Opinion Summary: An interlocutory appeal arose from an eviction action in which landlord, Shires Housing, Inc., failed to provide tenant Carolyn Brown, with written notice of tenancy termination before filing for eviction under the Mobil...

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