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How To: Change or Enforce Your Maine Divorce or Parental Rights Order

If you are trying to modify (change) or enforce a final order from a Parental Rights and Responsibilities or Divorce case, you might find some helpful information here. This guide will walk you through the process for filing these motions.
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Adoption, Guardianship of a Minor, Child Name Change and Maine's Home Court Act: When, where and how to file the Jurisdictional Affidavit

What is the Maine Home Court Act?  The Home Court Act is a Maine law passed in 2016. It is meant to prevent more than one case about the same child from happening in different courts. Courts use a “Jurisdictional Affidavit” to find out about all of the cases involving a child and determine where your case should be addressed.  
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Guardianship of a Minor

How can a family member or other responsible adult become the legal guardian of a child whose parents are unable or unwilling to care for them?

Motion to Modify: Maine Court Forms

The set of forms needed to make a Motion to Modify a Maine Divorce or Parental Rights order.

Motion for Contempt: Maine Court Forms

February 2021 Notice: The Court has recently updated many forms - and will be updating many more as electronic filing expands!

Motion to Enforce: Maine Court Forms

February 2021 Notice: The Court has recently updated many forms - and will be updating many more as electronic filing expands!