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If you owe someone money, they can try to collect it from you by taking you to court. This guide will help you understand the court process and the rights you have. You are the debtor. The person who you owe money to is the creditor.
Help for people doing their own divorce - or other family law - case in Maine.
Printable Handout Introduction Going to court on your own can be scary, but there are many resources to help you get ready. This article is written for two of the most common kinds of court cases in Maine:
How do I know if my legal issue is "criminal?" In Maine there are three basic kinds of “charges” for “offenses against the state.”
A disclosure hearing can happen once a creditor has a judgment against you for money you owe. Sometimes the creditor must take you to court to find out what property and income you have. This is called a disclosure hearing. This guide will walk you through what to expect at a disclosure hearing, and what you will need to know to go in prepared....
The Maine Courts post basic instructions about how you can appeal to a higher court if you believe that the lower court"
There are two laws the protect service members who will have a hard time participating in a court or administrative proceeding because of their military duties. They are:
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
Two laws in Maine protect people with disabilities. Both laws make it illegal for government agencies to discriminate against people with disabilities. Government agencies must also take steps to make it easier for people with disabilities to use and enjoy public services and benefits. The first law is the ADA, which applies all over the United...