Applying for FEMA Assistance and How to Appeal FEMA Assistance Decisions

Applying for Help from FEMA and How to Appeal FEMA Assistance Decisions Applying for Help from FEMA: 1. When can I apply for FEMA assistance?

PTLA Volunteer Expectations

Pine Tree Legal Assistance (PTLA) volunteers play an important role in creating and sustaining an environment that is respectful of others, committed to excellence, and attentive to the highest ethical standards. 

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Family Law Motion to Waive Adoption Home Study Template

Tragedy in Lewiston

Our offices are open today, Monday, 10/30, including our Lewiston office. We will work to heal our communities together. Our hearts go out to the loved ones of the people who lost their lives and to everyone in the Lewiston area affected most by this tragedy. We urge everyone to do anything you can to stay safe.

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Mainers' Legal Rights in a Disaster

Last Updated: Friday, February 9, 2024 

HelpMELaw has Retired

Hello and welcome to, the website of Pine Tree Legal Assistance! We are a statewide civil legal aid organization serving the state of Maine.

Maine Eviction Report

Historically, data around rental housing instability in Maine has been limited, particularly when it comes to evictions. To help illuminate the story of what is happening with evictions in Maine, Pine Tree Legal Assistance embarked on a research project in 2022 in partnership with the John T.