Introduction Many people use self-storage facilities for a variety of reasons. It is important to know your rights when you put your property in a self-storage unit. There is a specific Maine law that covers self-storage facilities.
Introduction Owning a car is necessary for many people in Maine. Especially in rural communities, having a car may be the only way you can get to work, buy groceries, and get to school or medical appointments.
Introduction Maine has old homes and old homes need repairs. In fact, all homes will need repairs at some point! Home repairs can be expensive and can affect your life in many ways.
Introduction Understanding the kind of purchase agreement you have when you are trying to buy land or a home is very important. Often when people buy land or land and a house (sometimes called 'real property') they take out a mortgage or loan and are given the deed to the property when they buy it, and before they move in.
What happens if I am sued for a debt in district court? If you are sued for a debt in district court, the creditor is the Plaintiff and you are the Defendant.
Are you or do you know someone who is trapped or unable to leave a work situation? You may be victim of human labor trafficking. There are laws to protect workers in these situations. Know the signs, know your rights!
Have you lost income, had increased expenses, or some other type of financial hardship during COVID-19? You might be eligible for help through a new Maine State Housing Authority Program. This program may help you pay up to 18 months of rent or utility bills. We answer some common questions about this program below.
The CDC issued an order banning some evictions. This order has been struck down by the Supreme Court. Learn how you can protect your housing.