Acknowledging and Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Pine Tree Legal Assistance acknowledges and celebrates November as Native American Heritage Month. The work of our Indigenous Peoples Unit is fundamental to our work as a program.
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Service and Assistance Animals in Maine: What's the difference, and what are my rights?

Introduction If you have a disability, and you have an animal that helps you with that disability, you may have the right to bring that animal into places where you wouldn’t be allowed to bring a pet.  
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Maine Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) FAQ

Notice: The Maine HAF Program is winding down. Complete applications received after January 10, 5 PM will be put on a waitlist.
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Home Repair Contracts in Maine

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.  
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Student Loan Project

Welcome to PTLA’s Student Loan Project! We provide free legal services to student loan borrowers. We help people with:
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Land Installment Contracts, Options to Buy, and Rent-to-Own Agreements in Maine

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.
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Portland Maine Landlord Tenant Rules

Important Resources to Prevent Eviction Getting evicted? Worried you might be soon?
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Maine Zoom Mediation in Family Matters

Posted and up-to-date 8/2022
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How To: Get Ready for a Disclosure Hearing in Maine

Printable Guide This guide will walk you through what to expect at a disclosure hearing, and what you will need to know to go in prepared.
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Student Loans & COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date on 9/20/2023