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Revenge Porn is a fast growing area of sexual abuse. A new Maine law makes posting revenge porn illegal. Learn how to protect yourself if you become a victim.
Maine has a protection from abuse (PFA) law for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. For background, see our article: Protection from Abuse – How the law works in Maine.
The Maine Court Forms for Protection from Abuse cases have been translated into several other languages. Get these forms here.
Si alguien le acosa y Usted no tiene los medios de evitar que esa persona deje de acosarlo, hay una ley en el Estado de Maine que puede ayudarlo. Aquí se encuentra información sobre la ley y sus derechos.
If someone is harassing you and you cannot get that person to stop, there is a Maine law that may help you. It is called the "Protection from Harassment" law.
Am I the victim of sexual harassment by my landlord or neighbor? You are not alone. Sexual harassment by landlords or neighbors can make it hard to live in your home. Under Maine and Federal law, sexual harassment is sex discrimination. Sex discrimination in housing is illegal.
Can I find out if a person who committed a crime against me is being released from jail or prison? Generally, yes. You can get a “notification of release” if you are the victim of a crime.
Información sobre el proceso de solicitar protección contra maltrato.
Lists resources for people who are separating or going through divorce: where to get legal and financial help, and other support services.