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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 169 : Ejectment

Subchapter 003 : Superior Court Ejectment

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 4854)
  • § 4854. Judgment for plaintiff; writ of possession

    If the court finds that the plaintiff is entitled to possession of the premises, the plaintiff shall have judgment for possession and rents due, damages, and costs, and when a written rental agreement so provides, the court may award reasonable attorney’s fees. A writ of possession shall issue on the date judgment is entered, unless the court for good cause orders a stay. The writ shall direct the sheriff of the county in which the property or a portion thereof is located to serve the writ upon the defendant and, not earlier than 14 days after the writ is served, to put the plaintiff into possession. (Amended 1979, No. 2, § 1, eff. Feb. 14, 1979; 1985, No. 175 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1999, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2007, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 52; 2017, No. 11, § 19.)