Maine Courts

The Maine Courts are always adding more self-help information to their web site. Here are links to some of the most helpful pages. If you find more, let us know, and we'll add them here.

Directory of District Courts - Addresses and Phone Numbers for Every District Court. Follow the link to any court for a map to the courthouse. District Courts handle most common types of cases, such as divorces, protection from abuse petitions, small claims actions and evictions.

Directory of Superior Courts - Addresses and Phone Numbers for Every Superior Court.

Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library in Augusta features Ask A Librarian. You e-mail them your questions and they'll send you legal information. This is not a Maine Court service but is a valuable state-sponsored resource that may help you find the information you're looking for.

Schedule of Court Fees

Pay Your Traffic Tickets Online

Interactive Court Forms - From Pine Tree Legal Assistance - all of the family law court forms, including Protection From Abuse, and many others are available. Most of them are interactive, and can be filled out on line.  The Maine Courts now post blank forms here.

A Guide to Protection from Abuse and Harrasment Actions

More Protection from Abuse help resources here and more about Protection from Harassment here.)

A Guide to Small Claims Proceedings

Court Appointed Counsel in Criminal Cases - Find the forms you will need if you cannot afford a lawyer in a criminal case.

A Citizen's Guide to Maine Courts - This book has some good information about the courts, but is kind of hard to use on line.

Information for Maine Jurors - Helpful if you are asked to serve on a jury.

A Guide for Appeals to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court - Written to help litigants thinking of doing their own appeal (a difficult undertaking).

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation Services)

Foreclosure Diversion Program

Guardian Ad Litem


Accessibility for the Disabled

Office of Transcript Production