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PROPOSED AND RECOMMENDED RULE AMENDMENTS

(Updated July 1, 2015)

 

RECENT RULE AMENDMENTS AND ORDERS REGARDING RULES

Date
Posted
Effective
Date
Order
No.
Rule Set Adopted or Amended Rule Nos. Adopted or Amended Subject
6/30/15 7/1/15 2015 Me. Rules 06 Bar Rules All Replacement of Maine Bar Rules
6/4/15 7/1/15 2015 Me. Rules 05 Probate 76H Electronic sound recording of courtroom proceedings
4/29/15 5/1/15 2015 Me. Rules 04 Unified Criminal Procedure 27; 49(f) Electronic sound recording of courtroom proceedings; transcripts
4/29/15 5/1/15 2015 Me. Rules 03 Civil 76H; 77(b) Electronic sound recording of courtroom proceedings
4/13/15 5/1/15 2015 Me. Rules 02 Civil Procedure 17A(b) Settlement of claims of minor plaintiffs
3/16/15 3/6/15 2015 Me. Rules 01 Unified Criminal Procedure 1(e) Effective date in Oxford County
12/19/14 1/1/15, 4/1/15, or 7/1/15, depending on county. See "Criminal Rules" below 2014 Me. Rules 16 Unified Criminal Procedure All Adopting Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure, to replace Maine Rules of Criminal Procedure and administrative orders regarding proceedings in Unified Criminal Dockets
11/24/14 1/1/15 2014 Me. Rules 15 Evidence All Restyling of Rules of Evidence


PROCEDURAL RULES

(Updated July 1, 2015)

 

RULES GOVERNING JUDGES, LAWYERS, AND GUARDIANS AD LITEM

 

OTHER GUIDES

  • Maine Law Review: Uniform Maine Citations (2014) -- 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.