What is a Plea Agreement in Vermont?

A plea agreement is an agreed upon resolution between the defendant and the state to resolve a defendant’s case for a specific outcome without a trial by jury. The standard plea agreement form in Vermont looks like this:

You can also find the most up to date (and higher resolution) version of the Vermont form plea agreement here.

If you are considering taking a plea deal, make sure to consult with an experienced Vermont criminal defense attorney before doing so. Plea agreements can have collateral consequences that might not be readily understood by a Vermont defendant who is not represented by an attorney. At Burke Law we offer free case consultations and can help you weigh the pros and cons of any potential plea agreement.

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How to File a Restraining Order in Vermont

In Vermont, you can apply for a “sexual assault or stalking protective order,” which is what is commonly referred to as a “Restraining Order.” The sexual assault or stalking protective order is an order from

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