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, Amended, or RepealedSubject
11/3/20 11/30/20 2020 Me. Rules 05 Civil 130, 131, 133, 134, 138-140 Electronic filing in the Business and Consumer Docket
10/26/20 10/26/20 2020 Me. Rules 04 Bar Preamble & terminology; 1 Executive director of Board of Overseers
8/21/20 8/21/20 2020 Me. Rules 03 Electronic Court Systems Entire set Access to electronic court records; electronic filing and service of documents
5/20/20 5/15/20 2020 Me. Rules 02 Civil 90(b)(2) Student lawyers
5/20/20 5/13/20 2020 Me. Rules 01 Bar 5(c)(4) Form of participation for CLE requirement regarding prevention of harassment and discrimination
3/9/20 ---- Statement [No number] Bar 6 Use of IOLTA funds
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


PROCEDURAL RULES

(Updated August 21, 2020)

 

RULES GOVERNING JUDGES, LAWYERS, AND GUARDIANS AD LITEM

(Updated October 26, 2020)

 

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.