Failure to comply with Title IX or VAWA can include the termination of all or part of a university’s federal funding.
This includes grants, subsidies, and other program funds from the federal government.
The court issues orders with regard to the care and custody of minor children.
Vermont treats legal separation as either a temporary hiatus or as a final separation agreement.
The biggest difference between legal separation and divorce is that a divorce ends the marriage so that the parties are free to marry.
In a legal separation the partners are still legally married.
In addition, the state permits legal separations if the spouses live separately for at least six months and there is no reasonable hope of restoring the marriage.
Title IX prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence.
University Policy 1025: Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Assault is consistent with federal law in prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
Maggie Lake spent January 15 autographing copies of her artwork, signing over her car registration and talking quietly with family. "She had two kids she adored, she was a gifted artist, a family nurse practitioner who treated hundreds of patients, a gardener, a cook and baker who grew all her own food.
"Then at some point she just said, 'It's time,'" according to her oldest sister, Katy Lesser of Underhill. She kept bees, she raised meat and vegetables." Just days before Lake died, her latest art exhibit opened in downtown Brattleboro.