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Common Defenses in Small Claims Cases (Third Party Collections)

You have been sued in small claims court. The company suing you claims that you did not pay a debt, such as a credit card debt. However, this is not the company who sold you the credit card (or who loaned you the money). The company suing you must do the following things: The company must list the name and address of the original credit card company (or lender). This must appear in the small claims complaint or the in papers attached to the co more...

Guide to Small Claims Proceedings

Explains step-by-step how to bring your own small claims case in a Maine Court without a lawyer.  more...

Small Claims Action: Maine Court Forms

Important Notice: We encourage you to learn more about Small Claims Court in Maine before using these forms. The Judicial Department offers A Guide to Small Claims Proceedings in the Maine District Court. Here is a list of the forms that are most frequently used in Maine Small Claims Court (see chart below). more...

Small Claims Document Preparation

Welcome to the Pine Tree Legal Assistance Small Claims Forms Preparation Tools. Use these tools to prepare forms in a small claims case. In Maine Small Claims Court is for claims that are $6,000 or less. Using the HotDocs Links to Prepare Your Forms Starting Your Claim Serving The Papers If you more...