Courts in Maine
Court Records, Directory And News in ME
Maine's state court system includes an exclusive Probate Court, District Courts, Superior Courts, and the Supreme Judicial Court Sitting as Law Court. Maine Probate Courts handles matters including probate/estates, and adoptions. The Maine District Courts handle a wide variety of civil cases including those relating to torts, contracts, real property, mental health, domestic relations, juvenile, traffic, and small claims. Maine's 17 Superior Courts also have jurisdiction over tort, contract, and real property cases, and also handle civil and criminal appeals. Maine's Supreme Judicial Court Sitting as Law Court is the state's 'court of last resort' and handles criminal, civil, and administrative agency appeals.

The State of Maine Judicial Branch's website (,) provides a great deal of information regarding Maine courts. You can also pay a traffic ticket or court fine online, and search for opinions and orders. You can also search for registered sex offenders in Maine. If you're seeking Maine court records, unfortunately, these aren't provided online. Most Maine court documents are public record, and can be viewed by contacting the clerk's office in the county where the case took place.
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22, Dec 2014 - Augusta, ME Suit settlement benefits adults with disabilities
The Associated Press AUGUSTA Adults in Maine with autism and intellectual disabilities will receive housing and other support services through the state’s Medicaid program under a classaction lawsuit settlement. The settlement, completed Monday in Kennebec County Superior Court, was welcomed by Gerald Petruccelli, the plaintiffs’ attorney. read more
22, Dec 2014 - Maine man charged with killing girlfriend, two children
(Reuters) - A 27-year-old man was arrested in Maine on Sunday and charged with killing his girlfriend and her two young children, whose bodies were discovered in their mobile home a day earlier, state police said. Keith Coleman, of Garland, about 28 miles northwest of Bangor, was charged with three counts of murder and was awaiting a first court appearance either Monday or Tuesday, Maine State ...
22, Dec 2014 - Prison terms imposed for armed robbery conspiracy
  The final defendant in an armed robbery conspiracy was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Saintwain R. Roberts, 25, was sentenced to six years and five months in prison for his role in the Oct. 10, 2013, robbery of the Family Dollar on Central Avenue. Roberts and Jaron Jermaine Wallace, 23, who was sentenced to six years and six months, both testified against their co-defendant Johnny ...
22, Dec 2014 - FRONTLINE : Locked Up In America
Above: Prisoner in solitary. Around 80,000 Americans are held in solitary confinement on any given day. FRONTLINE deeply examines the use and impact of this controversial practice — and takes an unprecedented look at life inside solitary at a maximum security prison in Maine.
22, Dec 2014 - Ex-prosecutor sentenced for child porn, fleeing
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's former top drug prosecutor who fled the state and set off a nationwide manhunt after being convicted of child pornography charges was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 16 years in prison.
22, Dec 2014 - News Minute: Here is the latest Vermont news from The Associated Press
A former criminal defense attorney and sports agent from Maine has been sentenced to two years in prison for laundering nearly $200,000 of a business partner's illicit drug profits. Gary Prolman of Saco broke down in...
22, Dec 2014 - Ex-Maine prosecutor who fled state after child porn convictions sentenced to almost 16 years
Maine's former top drug prosecutor who fled the state and set off a nationwide manhunt after being convicted of child pornography charges has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison.
22, Dec 2014 - Police say roommate reports being threatened with a knife
A 19-year-old Texas A&M student remained jailed Monday after being arrested over the weekend after allegedly threatening another student with a knife.
21, Dec 2014 - CO woman’s infamous killer has death sentence vacated, debate rages on
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lisa Marie Kimmell was on her way from Denver to Cody, Wyo. to visit her boyfriend on the day she disappeared. The 18-year-old’s body was discovered floating in the North Platte River about a week later. Her killer remained at large for 10 years, the cold case gaining infamy as the so-called Lil’ […]
21, Dec 2014 - IAM, Millworkers File Injunction Against Verso
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers , District 4 filed an injunction in the US District Court of Maine against Verso Paper Corp., as part
21, Dec 2014 - Hess employee pleads guilty to $1M fraud
HOUSTON - An employee of Hess Corporation faces up to 20 years in prison for running up more than $1 million in unauthorized charges to a company credit card. Monica Causgrove of Lafayette, Louisiana, remained free on bond Tuesday pending sentencing next year in Houston. The 43-year-old Causgrove on Monday pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Investigators say Causgrove used a Hess credit card and her ...
21, Dec 2014 - 396 Years to Life for Roaming Rapist
Dereck Jermaine Sanders known as the Roaming Rapist has been sentenced to 396 years to life in prison.
21, Dec 2014 - Judge finds Maine woman guilty of murdering toddler, rejects insanity defense
A Maine woman has been convicted of killing her 2-year-old daughter by giving her allergy medicine and then covering her mouth and nose with duct tape and a blanket.
21, Dec 2014 - Maine Woman Convicted of Murdering Toddler
Judge finds Maine woman guilty of murdering toddler, rejects insanity defense
20, Dec 2014 - Woman who foiled abduction was ready for a fight
(AP Photo/Two Bridges Regional Jail). This undated booking photo released by the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, Maine, shows James Cavallaro of Bath, arrested after he attempted to grab a 2-year-old girl at the Maine State Museum Tuesday, Dec....
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