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Title 4 : Judiciary

Chapter 010 : FAMILY COURT

Subchapter 002 : OFFICE OF MAGISTRATE

(Cite as: 4 V.S.A. § 467)
  • § 467. Forms; Office of Child Support; IV-D services

    (a) The Court Administrator shall prepare and make available to the public forms for proceeding before a magistrate, including forms for the filing of an action, responding to a petition and filing motions. The purpose of the standardized forms is to make the magistrate hearing accessible to all parties in a dispute without the assistance of counsel.

    (b) The form for filing a petition with the magistrate shall include provision for the petitioner to request IV-D services from the Office of Child Support established in 33 V.S.A. § 4101. If the petitioner requests IV-D services, the court shall immediately notify the Office of Child Support.

    (c) The Court Administrator and the Office of Child Support shall jointly prepare and make available to the public a booklet describing the services available to both custodial and noncustodial parents and the judicial procedure applicable to child support and parentage cases.

    (d) The Court Administrator and the Office of Child Support shall prepare a standardized child support order. (Added 1989, No. 221 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1990.)