NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT
STATE OF MAINE
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT
Proposed Amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure
Regarding Electronic Service; Time for Responsive Pleadings;
and Filing of Discovery Documents
Comments due on or before March 4, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure permitting electronic service of documents after the initial pleading; modifying the time for a defendant’s responsive pleading; and filing of discovery documents. The proposed amendment is linked to above.
Any comments must be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by Friday, March 4, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. Comments may be in writing mailed to the address below or in an email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the comments are in an attachment to the email, the attachment must be a document in portable document format (.pdf). The Clerk’s Office will acknowledge receipt of the email via reply email.
All comments must contain (1) the name and mailing address of the individual submitting the comments, and (2) the name, mailing address, and primary 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.
Comments are public documents and may be posted on the Court’s website.
Dated: February 19, 2016
Matthew Pollack, Executive Clerk
Maine Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury Street Room 139
Portland, Maine 04112-0368