Home is where the heart is, as the popular saying goes, but even matters of the heart -- whether it's marriage or divorce -- require a legal framework. Welcome to FindLaw's section on the family-related laws of Vermont, with legalese-free explanations of the laws that hit home the most. In this section, you will learn about the requirements for a legal divorce, guidelines for awarding child support, how courts determine child custody, adoption procedures, and much more. In addition, you'll find information about child abuse, stalking, and other family-related crimes. Click on a link below to learn more about Vermont's family laws.