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Upcoming Collaborative Law Introduction

Vermont couples have the option to choose collaborative law to avoid the stress and expense of adversarial court battles. Find out why the collaborative process may be best for you and the long-term well-being of your family as you move into two households.

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

Clarifying Misconceptions: The Law of Gestational Surrogacy in Vermont

Surrogacy and adoption law have completely different legal foundations. Medical providers need to know the difference!


VBA Statement Regarding George Floyd

VBA President Elizabeth Novotny has released the official statement from the Vermont Bar Association concerning the homicide of George Floyd. We here at Murdoch Hughes Twarog Tarnelli share in the collective grief of the Floyd family and of our nation, and in the determination that the time for change is long overdue.


Navigating Vermont Courts in an A.O. 49 World

In March, the Vermont Supreme Court declared a judicial emergency and, as administrator of trial courts, issued Administrative Order 49 (Declaration of Judicial Emergency and Changes to Court Proceedings)—also…


Helping Low Income Tenants: Samantha Lednicky to Receive 2020 Pro Bono Service Award

Samantha Lednicky, an attorney with MURDOCH HUGHES TWAROG TARNELLI Attorneys at Law, P.C., will receive the 2020 Pro Bono Service Award at the Vermont Bar Association’s Mid-Year meeting. Samantha was…

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

What does COVID-19 mean for assisted fertility and surrogacy?

Updated April 16, 2020: COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on our lives. This global pandemic challenges our capacity to cope with fears, isolation, and uncertainties. For intended parents and gestational…

Women in the Judiciary – VBA Blawg

Follow the link below to read the recap of the Women in Judiciary event that took place on Wednesday, December 12th! 

MHTT Featured in this Month’s Edition of “Business People – Vermont”

Murdoch Hughes Twarog Tarnelli, Attorneys at Law PC, is featured in the June 2018 Edition of Business People – Vermont. The Article, titled “True Conviction: Like much of the law it practices, this firm…


Tarnelli Becomes Partner

MURDOCH HUGHES & TWAROG Attorneys at Law, P.C., is pleased to announce that Michelle A. Tarnelli became a partner with the firm on January 1, 2018. Ms. Tarnelli concentrates in the areas of adoption law,…


Frank Twarog: A steady hand at Hinesburg town meeting

Frank Twarog, a partner with MURDOCH HUGHES & TWAROG, Attorneys at Law, P.C. was recently featured in the March 1, 2018 edition of “The Citizen” a local newspaper serving the towns of Charlotte and Hinesburg,…