Court Closings & Alerts


Notices of courthouse closings will be posted below next to the court name. Click on a court name to view the detailed page about that courthouse. NOTE: Courts may be closed even when no notice is listed below. In times of bad weather, if you are scheduled to be at a court event, please call to confirm that the proceeding has not been canceled or rescheduled.

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Supreme Judicial Court Closings

Courthouse Notices

Superior Court Closings

Courthouse Notices

District Court Closings

Courthouse Notices


Administrative Office of the Courts & Violations Bureau Closings

Generally, when the clerks’ offices in courts in Portland (Cumberland County Superior, Unified Criminal Division, Portland District, & Supreme Judicial Court) or Augusta (Kennebec County Superior, Unified Criminal Division, & 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. 

Administrative Weeks

Unless otherwise noted, the courts and clerk's windows will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon during Administrative Week to allow court staff to complete important work. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

2019 Administrative Weeks

  • Spring 2019 - April 29 through May 3
  • Summer 2019 - July 29 through August 2
  • Fall 2019 - October 21 through October 25