Vermont Bankruptcy Law

Considering filing bankruptcy in Vermont? You need to understand Vermont bankruptcy law and exemptions.

As on overview we have listed some of the main exemptions, links to the federal courts serving Vermont, and some filing statistics for Vermont.

Vermont Exemptions

$125,000
Homestead, consisting of dwelling house, outbuildings and land used in connection therewith, including rents, issues, profits, and products thereof

$2,500
Motor vehicles


This is just and overview and there is a detailed list of the Vermont Bankruptcy Exemptions.

Vermont Bankruptcy Courts

If you need more information about the Vermont Federal Bankruptcy Courts you can click on the link for your district.

  • Vermont District

  • Vermont Filing Statistics

    Here are the counties in Vermont with the highest amount of bankruptcy filings.

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 CHITTENDEN
    209
    182
    27
    2012 FRANKLIN
    120
    92
    28
    2012 RUTLAND
    119
    85
    34
    2012 WINDSOR
    87
    64
    23

    You can see the information for all counties by visiting the Vermont Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings by county page.

    Here are the most recently available statistics for monthly bankruptcy filings in Vermont.

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    71
    58
    13
    2013 May
    71
    60
    11
    2013 April
    86
    66
    20
    2013 March
    88
    74
    14
    2013 February
    80
    62
    18
    2013 Janunary
    59
    46
    13


    You can see more data by visiting the Vermont Personal Bankruptcy Filing Statistics page.

    If you have question about filing bankruptcy please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page or schedule a free consultation with a local attorney.