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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 169 : EJECTMENT

Subchapter 003 : Superior Court Ejectment

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 4854a)
  • § 4854a. Property of tenant remaining on premises after eviction

    (a) A landlord may dispose of any personal property remaining in a dwelling unit or leased premises without notice or liability to the tenant or owner of the personal property:

    (1) 15 days after a writ of possession is served pursuant to this chapter or upon the landlord being legally restored to possession of the dwelling unit or leased premises pursuant to this chapter, whichever is later; or

    (2) in the case of an eviction brought pursuant to 10 V.S.A. chapter 153, 40 days after a writ of possession issued for failure to pay rent into court pursuant to subsection 4853a(h) of this title is served or upon the landlord being legally restored to possession of the leased premises by a writ of possession issued for failure to pay rent into court pursuant to subsection 4853a(h) of this title, whichever is later.

    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, if the court stays the execution of a writ of possession issued pursuant to this chapter, then a landlord may dispose of any personal property remaining in a dwelling unit or leased premises without notice or liability to the tenant or owner of the personal property one day after the landlord is legally restored to possession of the dwelling unit or leased premises. (Added 2011, No. 137 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. May 14, 2012; amended 2015, No. 9, § 1.)