Am I eligible for TANF?

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a program for low income families with children. It provides cash benefits each month, and may also help you pay high housing costs. TANF is funded by the federal government, but each state sets up a program with rules specific to that state. This article only applies to TANF in Maine. We have put… More

MaineCare Section 17: What's Really Going On?

Section 17: What’s Really Going On? What do I need to know? Are you worried you might lose Section 17 services because of the recent changes?  Have you gotten a notice that you are no longer eligible for Section 17 services? This guide answers some common questions and explains the changes to Section 17 eligibility.

Protection From Abuse Court Forms - Non-English Versions

The Maine Court Forms for Protection from Abuse cases have been translated into several other languages. Get these forms here.

Maine Food Supplement Estimators

Use our food supplement estimators to figure out if you may be eligible and for how much.

RePresent: Renter! A game to prepare for an eviction hearing

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

RePresent: A game for people going to court without a lawyer

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.

Small Claims Forms

Important Notice: We encourage you to learn more about Small Claims Court in Maine before using these forms.

Protection from Abuse & Harassment Forms

The Court has recently updated many family law forms! We are in the process of updating our forms, to match. In the meantime, please check with the Maine Court's website for the most up-to-date forms.

Request for Waiver of Fees: Maine Court Forms

If you don't have enough money to pay the court fees, you can ask the court to waive those fees. Before you use the forms posted here, we encourage you to read more about fee waivers and how to use these forms.

Small Claims Action: Maine Court Forms

Important Notice: We encourage you to learn more about Small Claims Court in Maine before using these forms. The Judicial Department offers A Guide to Small Claims Proceedings in the Maine District Court.