Proposed Amendments to
Maine Rules of Civil Procedure (PDF)
Maine Rules of Criminal Procedure (PDF)
Maine Rules of Appellate Procedure (PDF)

Comments due on or before Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.

The Supreme Judicial Court is considering amendments to the court rules listed above. The proposed amendments are available on the Judicial Branch website and are available for inspection and copying at the Clerk's office during normal business hours.

The Court invites comments on the proposed amendments. Any comments should be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by Thursday, July 5, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. Comments in writing should be mailed to the address below. Comments sent via email may be in the text of an email or in an attachment to an email, addressed to If the comments are in an attachment, the attachment must be a document in one of the following formats: plain text (.txt), Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), rich text format (.rtf), or portable document format (.pdf). The Clerk's Office will acknowledge receipt of the e-mail via a reply e-mail.

All comments must contain (1) the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the individual submitting the comments; and (2) the name, mailing address, and main telephone number of the organization (if any) on whose behalf the comments are submitted. An individual need not be an attorney to submit comments on behalf of an organization.

Dated: June 20, 2012
Matthew Pollack Executive Clerk Maine Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury Street Room 139
Portland, Maine 04101
(207) 822-4146