Acknowledging and Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Pine Tree Legal Assistance acknowledges and celebrates each November as Native American Heritage Month.  The work of our Indigenous Peoples Unit is important to our work promoting fairness and justice for all.  We are committed to finding a better path forward to support In
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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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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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What happens if I am sued for a debt in Maine District Court?

What happens if I am sued for a debt in district court?   If you are sued for a debt in district court, the creditor is the Plaintiff and you are the Defendant.  
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Maine Zoom Mediation in Family Matters

Posted and up-to-date 8/2022
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Student Loans & COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date on 9/20/2023
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SC-007 Notice of Appeal

The Maine small claims court form for a plaintiff to appeal a small claims case to the Superior Court.
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CR-032 Preliminary Motion for Assignment of Counsel, Affidavit and Release

Defendants in more serious criminal matters (where jail term could result) can use this form to apply for a free court-appointed lawyer.
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CV-030 Summons (not interactive)

This is a Maine civil summons. This form is not fillable because the Civil Rules require you to use an original summons from the clerk's office. We post this form for informational purposes only.
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CV-ES Notice Regarding Electronic Service

A notice about the new Maine electronic service requirements