A marriage that ended badly. A business partnership that dissolved less than amicably. A sore loser in a lawsuit. An obsessed coworker. Or your child who’s constantly harassed in and out of school. Whatever the circumstances, Maine law offers protection from harassment for you and your … [Read more...] about Seeking Protection From Harassment in Portland, ME
Of all the times you need an attorney, being criminally charged is probably one of the most important. Even a misdemeanor conviction is a criminal record, bringing lifetime of limitations in employment, education and housing. Background checks are standard on even minimum wage jobs, so there isn’t a … [Read more...] about Facing Criminal Charges In Gorham, ME Who Do I Call For Help?
Domestic abuse—two words that nobody wants to hear. But it happens in Maine, somewhere, every day. If you’re in a domestic abuse situation, you know that just packing up and leaving one day isn’t always the safest solution. You need a plan for yourself and your children. According to this … [Read more...] about Seeking Legal Advice About Domestic Abuse In Portland, ME
Family law issues not only difficult, they’re emotionally draining. That’s why it’s imperative to find a good attorney who is also the right one for your needs. The days of opening the phone book and picking a family law attorney in Gorham, Maine have given way to online searching. Today, law … [Read more...] about Tips On Finding A Family Law Attorney In Gorham, ME
What Legal Recourse Is There for Non-Traditional Parents During a Maine Divorce? Maine has recently adopted the Uniform Parentage Act, which is an attempt by the legislature, and I think a good one, to make more uniform when and under what circumstances the court assigns or attributes parental … [Read more...] about What Legal Recourse Is There for Non-Traditional Parents During a Maine Divorce?
What to do When Faced with Criminal Abuse Charges in Maine Often, it’s quite confusing for people because it’s a vastly different system that they’re in at that point. It’s the state or the D.A.’s office versus the person. If it’s a domestic assault situation, they think the alleged victim has … [Read more...] about What to do When Faced with Criminal Abuse Charges in Maine
How Does Divorce Work in Maine? A lot of my Gorham, ME legal practice is family law which comprises three main areas. One is divorce. That’s for people who are actually married. That process is the unwinding of the marriage, granting of a divorce, determining parental rights with regard to any … [Read more...] about How Does Divorce Work in Maine?
How Might a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order Affect a Maine Family Law Case? They’re separate proceedings. The restraining order cases, the Protection from Abuse cases, Maine family law cases, divorce, parental rights cases, probate cases on occasion, and criminal cases all proceed on a separate … [Read more...] about How Might a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order Affect a Maine Family Law Case?
What Is a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order? In Maine, Protection from Abuse cases are also known as restraining order cases. People that get them are family and household members. Now, the Protection from Abuse actions in Maine are statutory, which means there’s a legislative process to obtain a … [Read more...] about What Is a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order?
What is the First Step in Getting a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order In Maine? The first step is to protect yourself and children in the household. It’s not required that you obtain a Maine lawyer to get a Protection from Abuse Action. It is one of the rare instances where the court clerks are … [Read more...] about What is the First Step in Getting a Protective (PFA) Order in Maine?