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Recent Decisions From the Vermont Supreme Court

State v. James Scarola
Date: December 8, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 116
Docket Number: 2015-460
TransCanada Hydro Northeast, Inc. v. Town of Newbury, State of Vermont
Date: December 8, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 117
Docket Number: 2016-061
State v. Francis L. Lampman
Date: December 8, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 114
Docket Number: 2016-312
Brian D. Littlefield v. Jennifer (Moody) Littlefield
Date: December 5, 2017
Citation: 2005 VT 26
Docket Number: 2017-168
Sinnott v. Peck  
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 115
Docket Number: 2015-426

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was whether an individual who is not biologically related to a child, has not legally adopted the child, and was not married to the child’s legal parent, may be the child’s legal parent. The family...

Vermont v. Heffernan  
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 113
Docket Number: 2016-089

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Tyler Heffernan was convicted by jury for simple assault and disorderly conduct after a late-night brawal in downtown Burlington. On appeal, he argued: (1) the court abused its discretion and denied him his rig...

Forstmann MacKenzie v. MacKenzie  
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2017 VT 111
Docket Number: 2016-438

Justia Opinion Summary: Wife challenged the superior court’s property distribution, including its award of property in lieu of spousal maintenance, in this divorce action. The parties began a romantic relationship in 2002 when they were both ma...

State v. Dylan Lawrence
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2016 VT 58
Docket Number: 2017-034
State v. David Lauderbach
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2017-067
State v. Laurie McKee
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2016 VT 47
Docket Number: 2017-097
Robert W. Boule v. Lisa Menard, Commissioner & Centurion
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2017-128
Cathy L. Russell v. Joshua P. Lemieux
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2010 VT 94
Docket Number: 2017-161
Gordon Bock v. William S. Smith & Northfield News Publishing, LLC
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2015 VT 129
Docket Number: 2017-176
Joanne Blaney (Bergeron) v. John T. Blaney
Date: December 1, 2017
Citation: 2009 VT 77
Docket Number: 2017-202
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