Court Rules, Administrative Orders, and Committees

Court Rules

The Maine Court Rules section of this website contains the rules approved by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court governing practice before the courts and regulation of the bar and the judiciary.

Proposed and Recommended Rule Amendments

Proposed and Recommended Rule Amendments lists current proposals and notices of public comment and/or public hearings when available.

Administrative Orders

Administrative Orders provide guidelines for court operations that are issued by the Supreme Judicial Court, Trial Chiefs or the the Administrative Office of the Courts.

Court Committees

Court Committees lists the standing and fixed term advisory committees, rules committees, as well as boards and commissions.


Maine Law Review: Uniform Maine Citations

Originally prepared by Michael D. Seitzinger and Charles K. Leadbetter, two members of the Maine Bar, Uniform Maine Citations, provides updated rules for the citation of Maine legal authorities, including constitutional provisions, statutory and legislative materials, judicial decisions, court rules, treatises, periodicals, and miscellaneous Maine authorities.