If you have an eviction hearing soon, and will be going to court without a lawyer, you can practice representing yourself by playing RePresent: Renter! You'll learn how to prepare for court, what your rights are as a renter in Maine, what happens in court on the day of your hearing, and how to present evidence and cross-examine the other person in… More
If you're going to court without a lawyer, you can practice representing yourself by playing RePresent. You’ll learn how to prepare for court, what happens in court on the day of your hearing, and how to present evidence and cross-examine the other person in your case.
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!
You can use this sample form to request the return of your security deposit in Maine. We strongly recommend that you learn about the relevant Maine rules before using this form.
Effective March 1, 2014, Maine landlords are required to test rental units for radon gas. More details here We have linked below the Maine DHHS standard radon disclosure form, with their "Radon Tips" information attached.
Here is a sample letter you can send to your landlord to notify them of bed bugs in your building. NOTE: This notice was drafted for use by Maine tenants. The laws may be different in other states.
Defendants in more serious criminal matters (where jail term could result) can use this form to apply for a free court-appointed lawyer.