Court Rules

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RECENT RULE AMENDMENTS AND ORDERS REGARDING RULES

Date
Posted
Effective
Date
Order
No.
Rule Set Adopted or Amended Rule Nos. Adopted or Amended Subject
11/14/19 11/12/19 2019 Me. Rules 10 Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability 2, 3, 6 Confidentiality of proceedings
9/9/19 9/19/19 2019 Me. Rules 09 Civil Legal Services Fund 3, 4, 5 Eligibility to receive disbursements from fund
8/29/19 9/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 08 GAL Passim Citations to Probate Code
7/22/19 9/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 07 Civil 47 Selecting jurors
6/27/19 7/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 06
With supplemental materials
Bar 6 Use of IOLTA funds
5/14/19 6/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 05 Professional Conduct 8.4(g) Harassment and discrimination
5/1/19 5/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 04 Bar Preamble & terminology; 4; 5; 27; 29 Continuing legal education
4/25/19 6/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 03 Appellate 5(b); 6(c)(1); 7(b)(1); 19(a)(1)(2)(B) Electronic versions of transcripts; briefing of juvenile appeals; appeals from denials of motions to modify probation conditions
4/23/19 4/22/19 2019 Me. Rules 02 Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection 13(a) Maximum reimbursement
4/11/19 7/1/19 2019 Me. Rules 01 Probate 84 Use of official forms


PROCEDURAL RULES

(Updated August 30, 2019)

 

RULES GOVERNING JUDGES, LAWYERS, AND GUARDIANS AD LITEM

(Updated November 14, 2019)

 

OTHER GUIDES

  • Maine Law Review: Uniform Maine Citations (2017) -- Uniform Maine Citations, 2016-2017 Edition, provides updated rules for the citation of Maine legal authorities, including judicial decisions, constitutional provisions, statutory and legislative materials, court rules, treatises, periodicals, and miscellaneous Maine authorities.