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Protection from Abuse: How the Law Works in Maine

You may want to view this video first, explaining the basics. Then learn more details below. in Spanish Domestic Violence Hotline more...

Protección contra el Maltrato

Información sobre el proceso de solicitar protección contra maltrato. more...

Protection from Abuse Actions in Maine: Special Considerations When the Defendant is in the Military

Maine has a protection from abuse (PFA) law for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. For background, see our detailed Q and A about how the PFA law works in Maine. There are some other laws you may want to know about if the person accused of abuse is in the military. Participation in the court case When someone files the paperwork in Court for a PFA, a he more...

Protection From Abuse Court Forms - Non-English Versions

The Maine Court Forms for Protection from Abuse cases have been translated into six languages. Get these forms by following the links below. You will need a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader to view the forms. Spanish Court Forms (most forms updated August 2010) French Court Forms (most forms u more...

Protection From Abuse: Maine Court Forms

Important Notice: Doing your own court case without a lawyer is not always a good idea. Before going ahead, you may want to ask for advice and support from your nearest domestic violence project. And we suggest that you read Protection from Abuse: How the Law Works in Maine. To get your case into court, you mu more...

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