Small Claims Action: Maine Court Forms

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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).

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  1. Fillable forms. These are our older .pdf forms. You can fill them out online, then print. Or you can print, then fill them out by hand. These work best with an updated version of Adobe Reader. Get more details on using fillable .pdf forms
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SC-010 Instructions About Service For Small Claims Actions This is not a form. You should read this first, before you begin a case in Small Claims Court.
SC-001 Statement of Claim

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SC-005 Notice of Service

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SC-006 Affidavit and Request for Service Get fillable .pdf form Go to HotDocs interview
SC-003 Request for Disclosure Hearing

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SC-009 Important Facts if You Are Being Sued in Small Claims Court This is not a form. If you have been sued in Small Claims Court, you should read this first.

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