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Can I Get Rid of a Lien on my Car or Truck?

Introduction Sometimes a creditor who successfully sues you on a debt will place a lien on your vehicle to "secure the judgment."  They do this by filing a document with the Maine Secretary of State's office where vehicle registrations are recorded.
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Do I Qualify for the Veteran's Property Tax Exemption?

Use this worksheet to see if you qualify for the Veteran's Property Tax Exemption. 1. Are you a Maine Resident? Yes. Go to Question 2. No. You cannot take this exemption.
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Debt collectors are calling me. What can I do?

We have drafted three form letters to help you respond to debt collectors.  These letters will not fit all situations, but they address some of the most common issues.
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Can a Creditor Put a Lien on My House?

Yes. But there may be something you can do about it. Maine law has some protections for homeowners in this situation.
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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 says that you did not pay a debt, like a credit card debt. But, this is not the company who sold you the credit card (or who loaned you the money).
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Free and Low Cost Phone Services

*The purpose of this page is to inform you of the options available. PTLA does not endorse or critique any of these services.  You may want to check with reliable consumer sites before signing on with a wireless company. 

Income Guidelines for the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

Yearly income guidelines for PTLA's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
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Heating Assistance News

LIHEAP funding continues to be lower than in previous years. This will mean that more households will be turning to local heating assistance programs after their LIHEAP money runs out.  Here is a summary of the programs we know about - followed by information about how to access local programs.  
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Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (Russian)

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is a project of Pine Tree Legal Assistance. The Clinic helps clients deal with questions and problems with the Internal Revenue Service. Our services are free.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (Chinese)

勁松低收入納稅人服務處 勁松法律援助新成立的低收入納稅人服務處可以回答並幫助您處理與國稅局有關的問題 

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