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The bankruptcy laws changed in October 2005. These laws makes it harder for a very low-income person to find a lawyer to help with a bankruptcy case. We have posted this information to help you figure out what to do.
This is to help you to understand some basics about the bankruptcy laws and rules. This may help you to make a more informed decision about whether filing for bankruptcy makes sense for you. We assume that you are a low-income client who may not be able to afford a lawyer.
Important Cautionary Notes Step One: Credit Counselling Step Two: Fill out the Court Forms Step Three: File all Required Forms and Documents
What property can I keep? How does filing for bankruptcy protect me from creditors? What happens at the ''meeting of creditors''? How are my debts resolved?
This information is to help you if you need to change a Department of Health Human Services (DHHS) Child Support Order. If a Court ordered you to pay child support, this information will not help you.
What is this information and how will it help me? This information is for parents who are being pursued by Maine DHHS for payment of child support, especially when there is no order of child support. It will help you prepare for your DHHS Support Hearing.
This page explains how child support collection works in Maine. The law and the process differ from state to state. Maine has several tools to collect both current and overdue child support. These are explained below. If you get any notices about DHHS collecting support from you, read them carefully. If you disagree with them, you may request a...
This information is to help you if you need to change a Department of Health Human Services (DHHS) Child Support Order. If a Court ordered you to pay child support, this information will not help you.