Information for Attorneys

Assigned Counsel

To become eligible to receive assignments you must file an application with the Commission on Indigent Legal Services. More information is available on the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services website.

Administrative Orders & Rules

Court Schedules & Closings

Contact the Courts


  • Maine Law Review: Uniform Maine Citations

    Uniform Maine Citations, 2014 Edition, provides updated rules for the citation of Maine legal authorities, including judicial decisions, constitutional provisions, statutory and legislative materials, court rules, treatises, periodicals, and miscellaneous Maine authorities.

Court Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADRES)


Court Security

A Judicial Marshal is involved in providing for the safety and security of Judges and Justices, court staff, jurors, witnesses, other court participants, and the general public. Deputy Judicial Marshals work in an environment often charged with intense emotion and conflict and must be able to move quickly and effectively from observation of routine activity to direct physical contact and confrontation. Assigned Sergeants provides daily on-site direction. The presiding Judge or Justice provides direction during the course of legal proceedings. Deputy Judicial Marshals provide the first line of defense for the court system when assigned to the duties of entry screening. They must be able to travel and work in different locations within the state with minimal notice. Nights and weekends are also possible.

Foreclosure Diversion Program

Forms & Fees

Guides and Handbooks

Legal Links

Pro Bono Legal Services


Reports & Publications

  • Publications - The State of Maine Judicial Branch has a number of Handbooks & Guides available from the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Family Division.
  • Reports - Annual Reports from 2003 to the present are available online.

Writs of Execution

Maine Government Resources

Executive Branch Legislative Branch