Maine Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in Maine.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Maine - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Attorney Complaint Forms and Information
The Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar offers instructions for filing a complaint against a lawyer, information about fee disputes, and downloadable complaint and fee dispute forms.
Court Appointed Lawyers
View information from the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services on how to apply for a court appointed lawyer and the types of cases for which the Commission provides lawyers.
Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability
The Maine Judicial Branch provides information about the Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability, including instructions on filing a complaint against a judge.
Find Free Legal Assistance
Pine Tree Legal Assistance offers free civil legal help to low-income residents, as well as information about various legal topics, downloadable legal forms and links to other legal assistance organizations.
Find a Volunteer Lawyer
The Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project provides legal assistance for low-income residents with family law, consumer law, benefits, personal injury, real estate, and tax law issues.
Find Legal Help for Immigrants
The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project provides legal assistance for low-income individuals with immigration issues.
Find Legal Help for the Disabled
The Disability Rights Center offers legal assistance and advocacy for residents with disabilities.
Find Legal Help for Seniors
Legal Services for the Elderly provides free legal help with consumer, health care, and benefit collection issues for low-income Maine seniors.
Student Attorneys for Low-Income Residents
The Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic provides representation by faculty-supervised law students for low-income state residents. Areas of legal representation include general practice (family, criminal, and civil cases), prisoner assistance, juvenile justice, refugee and human rights claims, and protection from abuse.
Maine Attorney Disciplinary Decisions
View attorney disciplinary decisions by date, docket number, or case name from 2000 to current year.
Lawyer Referral Service
Find information and an online application for lawyer referral services offered by the Maine State Bar Association.
Maine Multiple County Courts Legal Aid
Knox, Penobscot, and Pisquataquis County Legal Help
The Penquis Law Project provides free civil legal help for low-income residents of Knox, Penobscot, and Piscataquis Counties.
Cumberland County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Cumberland County Bad Check Restitution and Prosecution
The Cumberland County District Attorney's Office offers information about its Bad Check Enforcement Program, with tips and guidelines for merchants, downloadable program forms, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Washington County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Washington County Probate Lawyers
View a list of probate lawyers in Washington County, as well as other legal service providers who provide assistance with probate matters.