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SJC invites comments on proposed amendments to Rule 80D of the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure regarding forcible entry and detainer actions. Comments due by November 16, 2023.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on proposed amendments to Rule 80D of the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure that would make several changes to the procedures in forcible entry and detainer (eviction) actions.
The proposed amendments are available at the links below.
Any comments must be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2023. 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 native (text-based and not scanned) 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 individually or on behalf of an organization.
Comments are public documents and may be posted on the Courts website.
Dated: November 2, 2023
Maine Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury Street Room 139
Portland, Maine 04101