We have a roommate who rented a house via a verbal agreement with the owner a month before we moved in. She learned about the house through a mutual friend who owns a horse farm. The owner of the house also frequents said horse farm. Our mutual friend put them in touch and she rented the place so... View More
I took money from and ATM at a casino 1 1/2 years ago after a day of drinking & golf. $250.00 I thought since it was left behind it was found money. Clearly I know now it is not. I have not received any notifications that I have been charged. What should I do?
A locked gate on the easement. My father in law has been unable to access this land for many years. He is an elderly man and this neighbor has been intimidated him. My father in law is scared of this neighbor so has not done anything about this.
My father in law wants to gift my husband... View More
There are a couple of issues here. First is if the easement is in the deeds, and what the stated scope of it is. If there is clear language in the deed granting the right-of-way that is being blocked, then there are grounds to sue. If the right-off-way is only based on past use, that is more...View More
I seem to remember having once seen such a case but now I can't find it. If a deed is so vague that the parcel of land can't be located, and abutters cannot know where their property line is, is the deed valid? For example, "a certain right of way in a general westerly direction... View More
Here is one such Maine case, which cites three other decisions:
"The description must be such as to enable a person to identify the real estate and to apply the description to the face of the earth. The description of the real estate must be certain or refer to that by which it can be...View More
I was serving time for a separate county, I served 16 months. Once I was released on probation for that county, I was re arrested for an indictment that was filed 12 months prior that I was never made aware of because they admittedly made a clerical error.
You have a right to a speedy trial on an indictment. If the State failed to prosecute the case for 12 months--due to no fault of your own--you can raise this as a speedy trial claim and request a dismissal. There are four factors the court considers in whether to dismiss a case for a speedy trial...View More
The situation is we (my wife and I) have a rental agreement but it was never signed. Tenant left after 1 month from a 3-month contract. We couldn't fill the vacancy within two weeks of their leaving, so we feel justified to keep the security deposit ($750, the equivalent of two weeks'... View More
The grandmother restrained my non-biological, non-legal guardian 9 year old son in Switzerland. The mom flew there with her dad (Papa) to get him. She is suing grandmother for $6,000 to cover her flight and expenses. However there is $2,700 flight and other expenses for my son.
I mistakenly thought I was removed from the state list after being removed from the federal list. I worked as a RN from June 2022-Dec 2023 when I was found to be on the list. My appeal to be removed was denied and Maine said I can write to them in June 2024 to be removed. Punishment of 6 months for... View More
If the deferred disposition agreement and bail bond do not prohibit using marijuana then using it will not be considered a violation of either. Possessing marijuana is still a federal crime in Maine. The Justice Department is unlikely to charge or prosecutor misdemeanor possessions of marijuana in...View More
In Maine, whether you are responsible for your deceased husband's medical bills largely depends on various factors, including the nature of the debts, your husband's estate, and whether you were a joint account holder or co-signer on any of his debts. Generally, the estate of the deceased...View More
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