One of the many priorities of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is to provide a timely and accurate accounting of judicial branch statistics.
Caseload statistics for the Supreme Judicial Court, Superior Court and District Court are profiled in Judicial Branch Annual Reports, as well as summarized financial information for the Judicial Branch. All references to years in the reports refer to fiscal years (July 1 through June 30) unless specified otherwise.
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All Court Filings
This table provides a STATEWIDE summary of case filings for all levels of court over the past five years.
Law Court Filings Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
This table provides a detail of cases filed in the Law Court over the past five years.
Below are details of cases filed in each region over the past five years.
Region 1 includes York County Superior Court, York County Unified Criminal Docket, Biddeford District Court, Springvale District Court, and York District Court.
Region 1 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 2 includes Cumberland County Superior Court, Cumberland County Unified Criminal Docket, Portland District Court,
and Bridgton District Court.
Region 2 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 3 includes Androscoggin, Franklin & Oxford County Superior Courts, Androscoggin, Franklin & Oxford County Unified Criminal Dockets, and Lewiston, Farmington, Rumford, and South Paris District Courts.
Region 3 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 4 includes Kennebec & Somerset County Superior Courts, Kennebec & Somerset County Unified Criminal Dockets, and Augusta, Waterville, and Skowhegan District Courts.
Region 4 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 5 includes Penobscot & Piscataquis County Superior Courts, Penobscot & Piscataquis County Unified Criminal Dockets, and Bangor, Newport, Lincoln, Millinocket, and Dover-Foxcroft District Courts.
Region 5 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 6 includes Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox & Waldo County Superior Courts, Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox & Waldo County Unified Criminal Dockets, and West Bath, Wiscasset, Rockland, and Belfast District Courts.
Region 6 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 7 includes Hancock & Washington County Superior Courts, Hancock & Washington County Unified Criminal Dockets, and Ellsworth, Machias, and Calais District Courts.
Region 7 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
Region 8 includes Aroostook County Superior Court (2 locations - Caribou & Houlton), Aroostook County Unified Criminal Docket, and Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, and Fort Kent District Courts.
Region 8 Caseload Statistics FY'12 - FY'16
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The Office of Finance and Accounting provides accounting, finance, payroll and audit support services to the Judicial Branch. The Chief of Finance and Administration prepares state financial statements, maintains internal controls, fixed assets and accumulated depreciation, monitors compliance, and distributes the funds appropriated by the Legislature to the courts. It maintains all fiscal records for and processes operating expenditures.