Vermont Debt Collection Laws and Statutes

Vermont Debt Collection Laws and Statutes

AccountsReceivable.com handles debt collections throughout the entire state of Vermont.

Below you will find important information on Vermont state debt recovery laws including: Vermont Statutes, Judgments, Garnishments, Interest Rates, and Bad Check Laws.

STATE: VERMONT

Interest Rate

  • Legal: 12%
  • Judgment: 12%

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS)

  • Retail Installment Contracts: 4
  • Witnessed Promissory Note: 14
  • Open Account: 6
  • Written Contract: 6
  • Domestic Judgment: 8
  • Foreign Judgment: 8

BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY)

Court costs, amount of check, attorney fees, damage of $50. (Notice required).

GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS

$75% of earning above minimum wage or what is necessary to live. 85% if personal, family or house held debt.

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