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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 18 : Health

Chapter 206 : Care for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Subchapter 003 : Judicial Proceeding; Persons with an Intellectual Disability Who Present a Danger of Harm to Others

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 8840)
  • § 8840. Jurisdiction and venue

    Proceedings brought under this subchapter for commitment to the Commissioner for custody, care, and habilitation shall be commenced by petition in the Family Division of the Superior Court for the unit in which the respondent resides. (Added 1987, No. 248 (Adj. Sess.), § 9; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238; 2019, No. 77, § 21, eff. June 19, 2019.)