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COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

  • March 18, 2020
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Due to the current pandemic, we have made the decision to temporarily limit all visitations by the public to our office. We are still here to help, but we ask that new and existing clients call or email for support…

DAVID F. SILVER NAMED IN BEST LAWYERS PUBLICATION

  • August 28, 2018
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DAVID F. SILVER NAMED IN BEST LAWYERS PUBLICATION BENNINGTON, VERMONT—Best Lawyers—the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession—released its 2019 Best Lawyers in America listing, including BarrSternberg | Moss, Silver & Munson partner David F. Silver for…

Divorce and Financial Issues: Alimony

  • August 16, 2018
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How alimony works in Vermont. WHAT IS ALIMONY? Spousal maintenance (aka alimony) is the obligation of one spouse to support the other financially for a temporary or permanent basis. It is not gender-based; either spouse may request the support to…

Divorce Takes Time

  • August 16, 2018
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Divorce process may take A LOT of your time and effort. Below are 5 legal criteria that may significantly postpone your divorce in Vermont. RESIDENCY: To file for divorce, you or your spouse must have resided in Vermont for at…

Pets and Divorce: Who gets Custody of Furry Friends

  • August 16, 2018
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When it comes to divorce, pets custody often becomes one of the biggest arguments. Learn more about how the court decides on who gets the custody of a beloved animal. PETS AND THE LAW Unfortunately, the law often treats pets…

Where can you smoke marijuana in Vermont?

  • August 16, 2018
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Even though Vermonters now can legally possess, consume, and grow marijuana, strict rules apply to where they can do so. In our previous post, we have mentioned that individuals are permitted to consume marijuana in “individual dwellings only.” Does that…

Using marijuana while on parole

  • August 16, 2018
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Could Vermonters on parole take advantage of the recent legalization of recreational marijuana? Act No. 86, the new marijuana law, does NOT “limit the authority of law enforcement, the courts, the Department of Corrections, or the Parole Board to impose…

Guide to VT’s marijuana law for tenants and landlords

  • July 27, 2018
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What you need to know about using and growing marijuana in rental housing. If you live in Vermont, you can now officially cultivate and use marijuana for recreational purposes. BUT, according to the law, you may only do so in…

VT EMPLOYMENT LAW AND MARIJUANA

  • July 18, 2018
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Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan released the Guide to Vermont’s Laws on Marijuana in the Workplace (PDF). The document is a general overview of both recreational and medical marijuana laws, as well as Vermont’s employment legislation, that summarizes employers and…

MARIJUANA IS LEGAL NOW.

Weed is now legal in Vermont. Below are seven big legalities and eight major violations. WHAT IS LEGAL You must be 21 to legally use marijuana in Vermont. There are no civil and criminal penalties for possession of up to…

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