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Previous years' opinions
This year's opinions
|2020 ME 42||U.S. Bank National Association v. Thomas Manning||April 2, 2020|
|2020 ME 41||InfoBridge, LLC v. Chimani, Inc.||April 2, 2020|
|2020 ME 40||Pat Doe v. Donald McLean||April 2, 2020|
|2020 ME 39||In re Involuntary Treatment of K.||March 31, 2020|
|2020 ME 38||Toralf H. Strand v. Sabrina Velandry||March 31, 2020|
|2020 ME 37||David F. Paquette v. Department of Corrections||March 31, 2020|
|2020 ME 36||LaQuinn D. Evans v. State of Maine||March 26, 2020|
|2020 ME 35||State of Maine v. Frank C. Sholes||March 19, 2020|
|2020 ME 34||NextEra Energy Resources, LLC v. Maine Public Utilities Commission et al.||March 17, 2020|
|2020 ME 33||U.S. Bank National Association v. Jim A. Gordon||March 17, 2020|
|2020 ME 32||In re Children of Jessica J.||March 12, 2020|
|2020 ME 31||In re Children of Richard E.||March 10, 2020|
|2020 ME 30||In re Child of Amber D.||March 5, 2020|
|2020 ME 29||In re Child of Whitney M.||March 5, 2020|
|2020 ME 28||In re Child of Amelia C.||March 5, 2020|
|2020 ME 27||Erik Wuori v. Travis Otis||March 3, 2020|
|2020 ME 26||AngleZ Behavioral Health Services v. Department of Health and Human Services||February 27, 2020|
|2020 ME 25||Michael Wuestenberg et al. v. Harry J. Rancourt III et al.||February 25, 2020|
|2020 ME 24||Rebecca W. Belanger v. Lisa M. Yorke||February 25, 2020|