Divorce, Custody, & Family
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Healthcare Resources for Maine Children Who Have Experienced Violence

How does domestic violence affect children? Violence and trauma can have long-lasting effects on children who witness or experience violent events.

Military Retirement Pay and the Collection of Child and Spousal Support

Federal and State Law Federal and state law allow money from military retirement pay to be withheld to meet most child support and spousal support (alimony) obligations.

Parents on Active Duty: Legal Considerations

Your rights as a parent do not stop when you are in the military and called to active duty. There are many things to consider and plan for, especially if you are separated from your child’s other parent.  This is a summary of some of the relevant Maine laws that may help you understand your rights.

Military Search for Service by Alternative Means

If you are starting a family law case (such as a divorce or setting parental rights and responsibilities), you must tell the other party that you are bringing a court action against them. You do this by "serving" the other party. This means that you give copies of your court papers to the other party. Court rules tell you how this must be done.

Divorce and Separation: Where Can I Get Help?

Lists resources for people who are separating or going through divorce: where to get legal and financial help, and other support services.

La Tutela de un Menor de Edad

¿Está Ud. preocupado por la sanidad y seguridad de un menor de edad? De acuerdo con las leyes de Maine los padres biológicos o adoptivos de un menor de edad son los tutores naturales de el. Los tutores naturales son los responables para la atención, custodia, control, servicios y ganancias de un menor de edad hasta que el menor de edad cumpla 18… More

La tutelle d'un Mineur

Êtes-vous préoccupés par la sécurité et la santé de l'enfant que vous aimez? Conformément à la loi du Maine, les parents biologiques ou adoptifs d'un enfant sont les tuteurs naturels de l'enfant. Les tuteurs naturels sont responsables des soins de l'enfant, de sa garde, son contrôle, ses services et ses gains jusqu'à ce que l'enfant atteigne l'… More

الوصاية على قاصر

بموجب قانون ولاية مين، الوالدان البيولوجيان أو المتبنّيان للولد هما الوصيان الطبيعيان على هذا الولد

How to Change Your Name in Maine

Change of Name petitions are filed in the Probate Court in the county where you reside.You should contact the Probate Court in your county before filing a name change petition.