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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 15 : Domestic Relations

Chapter 011 : Annulment and Divorce

Subchapter 003 : Proceedings Generally

(Cite as: 15 V.S.A. § 634)
  • § 634. Alimony; distribution of property; care and custody of children

    (a) In actions brought for the cause of mental incapacity, the courts and the judges thereof shall possess all the powers relative to the payment of alimony, the distribution of property, and the care and custody of the children of the parties, that such courts now have, or may hereafter have, in other actions for divorce.

    (b) The court may make such orders for the division of property held by the parties as tenants by the entirety as may be proper.

    (c) No order shall be made providing for continued support of a spouse without a mental condition or psychiatric disability from the estate of a spouse with a mental condition or psychiatric disability after the remarriage of the spouse who does not have a mental condition or a psychiatric disability. (Amended 1987, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 70.)