Most people buy and/or sell a home once, maybe twice in their lives. Any piece of real estate, whether commercial or residential, is a valuable commodity and a considerable investment. Disputes over use, a title, or damage to real property can substantially impact its planned use or development, … [Read more...] about Real Estate Lawyer 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
For many, home ownership is the American Dream. Throughout Maine, people are recognizing that dream when they buy their first home. You may be considering buying a subsequent home—trading up to a larger home, for a growing family, or going smaller to downsize after retirement. Sometimes … [Read more...] about Gorham Maine Real Estate Laws Explained
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?