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It has now been 60 days since I tried serving the paperwork
answered on Jun 4, 2023
you need to go to the sheriff's department in the county in which he lives. if he is out of state or far away call the sheriff's department in that county. you need to get the paperwork to them and they will serve him, he cannot refuse. they will mail back to you a return of service. you... Read more »
I am an adoptee seeking this info to find out if it's possible that my bio father isn't listed on my birth certificate to avoid sex offender registry in 1988 before romeo and Juliet laws.
answered on Jun 3, 2023
This would be better addressed by an attorney licensed in Maine. Orange County Unbundled Legal Services.
Neighbor is threatening to call the cops for our dog going to the bathroom on his side of the road (even though it is picked up). His house and yard sits aways from the road aswell.
If you weren't drunk before a accident, but crash into a tree and drink alcohol after while waiting for police and a tow truck is it still a OUI even if u crash because u where texting and driving but you where sober at the time. no cop pulled you over and u where on the side of the road for... Read more »
answered on May 24, 2023
This is a great question. The answer is no. For a DUI conviction, the person must be under the influence of alcohol at the time of driving. Many people get into an accident while sober, drive or walk home, and then consume alcohol. These people will likely be charged with DUI based on the... Read more »
My mother passed last summer. House is still in probate, but her will left it to her five adult children. Can we legally rent the house out before the title is transferred to us? If so, how do we go about setting up the rental agreement?
answered on May 22, 2023
Probably, yes; it is quite common for people to rent real estate that is in probate. The "landlord" is technically the probate estate; the person with control would be the Personal Representative (PR) of the estate. If no one has been appointed as PR of the estate, you should petition the... Read more »
I’m the victim of domestic violence from my bf. He did half of it in front of his 2 year old son. I called the cops on him. He went to regular prison. DHHS took his son. He was placed in the SHU when DHHS was informed that he and I had remained in contact via calls/letters.
We made an offer on a nice off grid camp that we liked, mostly because it had a bathroom & shower. During the inspection it was discovered that condos are going in behind, there is a crazy neighbor, & parties. Doubts surfaced, and also loan offered wasn't the loan outlined in the... Read more »
answered on May 15, 2023
Typically, the form parties sign to terminate a Purchase & Sale Agreement contains language providing for mutual releases of all claims. Assuming that is the case, you should have a complete defense if you are sued to complete the purchase under the Purchase & Sale Agreement.
I am a past active duty serviceman. I joined under the delayed enlistment and buddy program, I understand if I broke the contract I would be criminally liable, but what happens if the military breaks the contract, other than me getting out with an honorable discharge?
Married in Utah 08/2014- 07/2016
I Have lived in Maine for 6 months+
He lives in California. There is a protective order that was in place from Utah.
We never had any assets bought/used in the marriage (we rented, prepaid debit cards, etc)
I am filing for divorce-... Read more »
I am now trying to sell this property and I am told that there is a problem with the title. What can I do?
answered on May 9, 2023
Hire a MA attorney to search the Title and make recommendations. It may involve a Quiet Title Action, Survey, Boundary Dispute Action, etc. Sometimes clouded Titles cannot be cured.
I went on medical leave due to complications related to my father's death on September 22, 2022. I had experienced a lot of stress due to his untimely death and the fact that he was scammed out of his life savings in the months prior to his death. On September 20, I had a meeting with two... Read more »
answered on Apr 25, 2023
Unfortunately, employers have a lot of latitude regarding employee discipline and when and how write-ups are received and stored. There are no laws that would require your employer to remove a write-up from your file, even if the write-up is factually incorrect or inaccurate.
answered on Apr 27, 2023
A Maine attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on the breadth and scope of the state's Dram Shop laws. These laws can differ from state to state. They are commonly applied in settings involving third-party victims, as in motor vehicle... Read more »
husband and brother were given land over 40 years ago. it is in unorganized territory which subsequently became indep. there is not a place in centerville to obtain land records any more. we have been to the court house and there is no record of the deed. all parties that were grantors are... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2023
I have no idea what County you are referring to. But if no recorded Deed is in in existence, then the heirs might make claim (possibly arguing by adverse possession) and file a Quiet Title suit with publication notice. If the Will was Probated, then the Probate Court is your source of title and... Read more »
I am moving and my roommate isn't (lease ends 4/30/23). He is starting a new lease with new roommates. The management company claims I will not be receiving my part of the security deposit back,and that we still owe this last months rent that we had paid upon signing the lease, due to... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2023
You should review the terms of the lease, which should specify when, under what circumstances, and how the landlord will return the security deposit.
I took a contractor to small claims due to faulty work. He did submit a claim with his insurance but denied responsibility. Insurance said they can't do anything until judgement. I requested judgement for the money I paid him (I didn't know I was supposed to submit damages then). I did... Read more »
answered on Mar 29, 2023
I don't see why not. Does the judgment you received indicate how much the Defendant owes you? I am not sure what you mean by you "didn't get payment for the cost of them."
I am a homeowner that's part of a lake association with a deeded access and rights to the association's beach and swim area. I would like to purchase and install a swim float on the lake out in front of the beach. My question is if I could be liable for someone using the float and... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2023
You need to review the language of the document that gives you access to the beach. I doubt that it gives you the right to put in a float.
What is the role of the common law in aviation, particularly given that the aviation industry, and pilots, are already subject to significant, specific federal regulation?
answered on Apr 17, 2023
A Maine attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You're right about federal regulations from agencies such as the FAA or TSA already applying. But as in other transportation sectors, there are contract, tort, and other matters involving the aviation industry... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2023
If you're convicted of a crime, it is up to the Judge to determine the sentence. You can ask for a certain sentence and give the Judge the reasons why it should be imposed, but ultimately it is up to the Judge to decide the sentence.
The buyer signed a contract to make payment of equipment. He signed the contract under his name not a LLC or corp. He decided to stop making payments on the equipment and is 80k behind on payments. Can I put a lien on his personal property and home to force him to pay what he owes or do I have to... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
You will probably have to file a lawsuit. Depending on the relevant facts, however, you may be entitled to a mechanic’s lien. Maine law provides that “[w]hoever performs labor or furnishes labor or materials, . . . or performs services as a[n] . . . owner-supplier of equipment used in erecting,... Read more »
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