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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 137 : RESIDENTIAL RENTAL AGREEMENTS

Subchapter 002 : RESIDENTIAL RENTAL AGREEMENTS

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 4464)
  • § 4464. Remedies for illegal evictions

    (a) Any tenant who sustains damage or injury as a result of an illegal eviction may bring an action for injunctive relief, damages, costs, and reasonable attorney's fees.

    (b) A court may award reasonable attorney's fees to the landlord if, upon motion and hearing, it is determined that the action was not brought in good faith and was frivolous or intended for harassment only. (Added 1985, No. 175 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)