Court Alerts

Effective July 1, 2021, individuals who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear face coverings while inside a courthouse or other Judicial Branch facility. Any person who is not fully vaccinated must continue to wear an approved face covering or mask. Those who cannot enter as a result of this protocol should call 207-753-2999. See the Maine Courts Response to COVID-19 for more information.

Active Alerts & Closings

In times of inclement weather and during the COVID-19 public health emergency, please call the clerk's office before traveling to the courthouse to confirm that the proceeding has not been canceled or rescheduled. If a court is closed due to inclement weather, all court events, including but not limited to remote events such as I/Cs, remote criminal and civil hearings, mediations, and settlement conferences are also postponed.

Location Notice
Androscoggin County Superior Court - Auburn

The Androscoggin County Superior Court will open to the public at noon on August 21, 24, 25, 26, and 27, 2021.

Androscoggin County Superior Court-Auburn

The Androscoggin County Superior Court will opening to the public at noon on August 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27, 2021.

Aroostook County Superior Court - Caribou

The Aroostook County Superior Court in Caribou will be open at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Aroostook County Superior Court - Houlton

The Aroostook County Superior Court in Houlton will be open to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Franklin County Superior Court - Farmington

The Franklin County Superior Court will be opening to the public at noon on August 16 and 20.

Hancock County Superior Court - Ellsworth

The Hancock County Superior Court in Ellsworth will be open to the public at noon on August 11, 13, 25, 26, and 27.

Knox County Superior Court - Rockland

The Knox County Superior Court will opening to the public at noon on the following days: July 9, August 2, August 6, August 17, August 31, September 1, and September 2, 2021.

Lincoln County Superior Court - Wiscasset

The Lincoln County Superior Court will open to the public at noon on the following dates: July 16, July 20, July 23, August 20 and August 27, 2021

Oxford County Superior Court - South Paris

The Oxford County Superior Court will open to the public at noon on August 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27.

Piscataquis County Superior Court - Dover-Foxcroft

The Piscataquis County Superior Court will be opening to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Sagadahoc County Superior Court - Bath

The Sagadahoc County Superior Court will be closed to the public all day on August 31, 2021. And will open at noon to the public on September 1, and September 2, 2021.

Waldo County Superior Court

The Waldo County Superior Court will be closed all day on July 6, 2021 and opening to the public at noon on the following dates: July 7, July 29, August 20 and September 3, 2021

Washington County Superior Court - Machias

The Washington County Superior Court will be closed to the public June 29 and July 6.

Bangor District Court

The Bangor District Court will be open to the public at noon August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Belfast District Court

The Belfast District Court will be closed all day on July 6, 2021 and open at noon on the following dates: July 7, July 29, August 20 and September 3, 2021

Calais District Court

The Calais District Court will be closed to the public on July 29. The hearings scheduled will be held remotely.

The Calais District Court will be closed to the public all day on August 16 and 17, and opening at noon on August 20.

Caribou District Court

The Caribou District Court will be open at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Dover-Foxcroft District Court

The Dover-Foxcroft District Court will open to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Ellsworth District Court

The Ellsworth District Court will opening to the public at noon on August 11, 13, 25, 26, and 27.

Farmington District Court

The Farmington District Court will open to the public at noon on August 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Fort Kent District Court

The Fort Kent District Court will be opening to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Houlton District Court

The Houlton District Court will be open at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Lewiston District Court

The Lewiston District Court will open to the public at noon on August 21, 24, 26, and 27, 2021.

Lincoln District Court

The Lincoln District Court will be closed to the public on July 29, and 30, 2021.

The Lincoln District Court will be open to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Machias District Court

The Machias District Court will be closed to the public all day on August 16 and 17 and opening at noon on August 20.

Millinocket District Court

The Millinocket District Court will be opening to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Newport District Court

The Newport District Court will be open to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Presque Isle District Court

The Presque Isle District Court will be open to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

Rockland District Court

The Rockland District Court will open at noon to the public on the following days: July 9, August 2, August 6, August 17, August 31, September 1, and September 2, 2021.

Rumford District Court

The Rumford District Court will open to the public at noon on August 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Skowhegan District Court

The Skowhegan District Court will open to the public at noon on August 30, 31, and September 1, 2, and 3.

South Paris District Court

The South Paris District Court will open to the public at noon on August 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27.

Waterville District Court

The Waterville District Court will opening at noon on August 6, 30, and September 3.

West Bath District Court

The West Bath District Court will be closed to the public all day on August 31, 2021. And will open at noon to the public on September 1, and September 2, 2021.

Wiscasset District Court

The Wiscasset District Court will open to the public at noon on the following dates: July 16, July 20, July 23, August 20 and August 27, 2021

York District Court

The York District Court will be closed to the public on Friday, July 30.

York District Court will be closed to the public on the following dates for August 2021: August 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 30th and 31st.

Administrative Office of the Courts & Violations Bureau Closings

Generally, when the clerks’ offices in courts in Portland (Cumberland County Superior, Portland District, & Supreme Judicial Court) or Augusta (Kennebec County Superior & Augusta District) are closed, the Administrative Office of the Courts located in the same city is closed; and, in most instances, when the Lewiston District Court is closed, the Violations Bureau is closed. If you are planning to do business with any of those offices, please call to confirm that the office is open.