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Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship: Q and A's

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services publishes this comprehensive guide for families. more...

Guardianship of a Minor

How can a family member or other responsible adult become the legal guardian of a child whose parents are unable or unwilling to care for him? more...

Maine Probate Courts

Each county in Maine has its own Probate Court.  Probate Courts handle legal cases concerning wills and estates, guardianships, name changes and a few other family-related issues.  If you are seeking a divorce or need a court to decide a paternity (unmarried parents) case, you need to go to your local more...

Parents on Active Duty: Legal Considerations

Parental Rights and Responsibilities Power of Attorney for a Child (POA) Guardianship The Maine Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act more...