How to: Change Your Name and Gender Marker in Maine
Printable Guide --> This is a guide for adults i
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.
How To: Navigate Your Divorce or Parental Rights Case in Maine
This classroom is here to help you through the Maine Court's family law process. We hope that this will help you feel more confident about dealing with the legal system. Is this classroom for you? You may use this classroom if:
Falling behind on student loan debt? Here's what you need to know
This guide lays out your options for many different student loan debt situations. Is this guide for you? You may use this guide if:
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.
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?
Tenant's Repair and Deduct Form Letter
Caution! Repair and deduct can be a risky strategy - read our information about the Rights of Maine Renters in Unsafe or Unfit Housing before you try to use this form!
Maine Tenant's Notice of Warranty of Habitability Violation
Here is a sample form you can use if you need to inform a landlord in writing of an unsafe or unfit rental housing condition.
Maine Sample Motion to Waive Adoption Home Study
This is a sample motion to waive a home study for a second-parent adoption. You may need to change this motion to fit your situation, but you can use it as an example to help you create your own motion.