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How to: Change Your Name and Gender Marker in Maine

Printable Guide --> This is a guide for trans or
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Adoption, Guardianship of a Minor, Child Name Change and Maine's Home Court Act: When, where and how to file the Jurisdictional Affidavit

What is the Maine Home Court Act? The Home Court Act is a Maine law passed in 2016. It is meant to prevent more than one case about the same child from happening in different courts. Courts use the Jurisdictional Affidavit to find out about all of the cases involving a child. They do this to make sure they are following the Act.
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OMB 0970-0154 Income Withholding for Support

Maine courts are now using this form, in lieu of the old FM-133 Immediate Withholding Order, as required by the federal government. USDHHS has also issued these instructions for filling out the form.
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FM-132 Child Support Order

This is Maine court form for ordering the payment of child support
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FM-084 Child Support Table

This is not a form - it is the Maine child support table, which is used for calculating child support obligations
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NC-001 Petition for Change of Name (Child)

The Maine Probate court form for a name change for a child. Formerly CN-2, it is now called NC-001.
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CN-1 Petition for Change of Name (Adult)

This is the Maine Probate Court form for an adult name change. Learn more about the Maine Probate Courts and their requirements.
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Probate Jurisdictional Affidavit

The Maine court form for determining the jurisdiction for certain family law and name change cases
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FM-058 Affidavit and Request for Registration of a Foreign Order

The Maine court form to register a divorce or parental rights and responsibilities order from another state.