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How to: Change Your Name and Gender Marker in Maine

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How To: Change or Enforce Your Maine Divorce or Parental Rights Order

If you are trying to modify (change) or enforce a final order from a Parental Rights and Responsibilities or Divorce case, you might find some helpful information here. This guide will walk you through the process for filing these motions.
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How To: Navigate Your Divorce or Parental Rights Case in Maine

This classroom is here to help you through the Maine Court's family law process. We hope that this will help you feel more confident about dealing with the legal system. Is this classroom for you? You may use this classroom if:
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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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Guardianship of a Minor

How can a family member or other responsible adult become the legal guardian of a child whose parents are unable or unwilling to care for them?

Divorce & Parental Rights

This page links to all of our divorce and parental rights form kits. We have put together several forms kits - they have all the forms you will need for certain kinds of divorce or parental rights and responsibilities cases. You can use these kits, or you can find a particular form you need from the All Court Forms page.

Parental Rights and Responsibilities: Maine Court Forms

November 2020 Notice: The Court has recently updated many family law forms! We are in the process of updating our forms, to match. In the meantime, please check with the Maine Court's website for the most up-to-date forms.

Motion to Modify: Maine Court Forms

The set of forms needed to make a Motion to Modify a Maine Divorce or Parental Rights order.

If You are the Defendant in a Family Law Case: Maine Court Forms

November 2020 Notice: The Court has recently updated many family law forms! We are in the process of updating our forms, to match. In the meantime, please check with the Maine Court's website for the most up-to-date forms.