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.
Court Directory
Federal Courts in Maine
State Courts in Maine
Judicial Branch
Administrative Office of the Courts
Supreme Judicial Court
Superior Courts
District Courts
Specialized Courts

Ask A Question About Courts in Maine

Type in your Question:
Add question details
Would you like to be notified by email when an answer is posted ?
Your Name or Nickname
4 x 2 = ?
This Question will be displayed live on
Recent Q&As
Q: doug pio jr. sentence
by anonymous
Q: Sherwood Spaulding
by anonymous
Q: Benjamin Callnan
by tobe
Q: Bradford Foss (Kennebunk ME)
by Karlee
Q: what happen today in court with Christian rotter
by shar
Maine Court News
01, Sep 2014 - Maine independent's campaign for governor boosted by ruling
By Dave Sherwood PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Friday that Maine law unfairly limits the amount of money supporters can contribute to independent candidates, providing a boost to the campaign of Eliot Cutler in one of the country’s most hotly contended governor’s races. The decision allows Cutler’s supporters to double their contributions immediately to match amounts donors ...
01, Sep 2014 - Judge: Cutler donors can increase contributions
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Supporters of Maine gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Cutler can increase the amount that they donate to the independent candidate seeking to unseat Gov. Paul LePage, a federal judge said Friday. U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby ruled in favor of four Cutler campaign donors who ...
01, Sep 2014 - Maine judge upholds manslaughter conviction
PARIS, Maine — A judge has upheld the vehicular manslaughter conviction of a Maine woman accused of being drunk and reading a text message at the time of a double-fatal car crash. Jurors acquitted 21-year-old Kristina Lowe of West Paris of drunken driving in May but returned guilty verdicts for manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. The Sun Journal ( ) said a ...
01, Sep 2014 - Prosecutor seeks to revoke well-known Maine lawyer’s plea deal after alleged assault
Posted Aug. 15, 2014, at 11:51 a.m. Last modified Aug. 15, 2014, at 1:57 p.m. WALDOBORO, Maine — A prominent Waldoboro lawyer charged in November with domestic violence assault avoided jail time through a plea bargain, but he will return to court — and could have that deal voided — after allegedly assaulting the same victim again one day after the plea agreement was granted.
01, Sep 2014 - Jury convicts Maine woman in manslaughter case
PARIS, Maine — A judge has upheld the vehicular manslaughter conviction of a Maine woman accused of being drunk and reading a text message at the time of a double-fatal car crash. Jurors acquitted 21-year-old Kristina Lowe of West Paris of drunken driving in May but returned guilty verdicts for manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. The Sun Journal said a judge on Tuesday dismissed ...
01, Sep 2014 - York, ME Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot
A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.
31, Aug 2014 - This Hour: Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
A federal judge has sided with four supporters of Maine gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Cutler who want to increase their donations to the independent candidate. In a decision today, U.S. District Court Judge D. Brock Hornby...
31, Aug 2014 - Most Popular Stories
A Quincy attorney and former School Board member was indicted on a charge of first degree murder by an Adams County grand jury Wednesday. Curtis T. Lovelace, 45, of 2025 Maine was taken into custody at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday on Vermont between Sixth and Seventh streets.
31, Aug 2014 - Maine woman sues GM, alleging serious burn caused by heated seat in Chevy Suburban
A Maine woman who says she suffered a third-degree burn from a heated seat in Chevrolet Suburban has sued General Motors.
31, Aug 2014 - Privately operated prison in Youngstown scene of disturbance
The Northeast Ohio Correctional Center remained on lockdown Tuesday evening after a disturbance earlier in the day.
31, Aug 2014 - Marchese named new deputy attorney general
Veteran prosecutor Lisa Marchese is Maine's new deputy attorney general and the first woman to be chief of the criminal division of the state attorney general's office.      She succeeds Bill Stokes, who is now a state superior court justice.      Marchese joined the criminal division of the attorney general's office in 1986. She began prosecuting homicide cases in 1997. She has also led the ...
31, Aug 2014 - York, ME Trial of last defendant in Bangor crack cocaine case begins with convicted co-defendant refusing to
Members of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Bangor Police Department and Bangor Special Response Team execute search warrants on Ohio Street on Nov. 2, 2011, following several months of a drug investigation.
31, Aug 2014 - Ex-Maine basketball star sentenced for child porn
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A former Maine college basketball star convicted of possessing child pornography has been sentenced to nine months in prison. A judge on Monday sentenced Dana Wilson of Brewer to 2½½ years, but suspended most of the sentence. Wilson is being allowed to remain free ...
31, Aug 2014 - Judge weighing contribution limits for Maine independent candidates
The Associated Press PORTLAND A Maine judge is expected to issue a written decision by next week regarding a federal lawsuit that challenges a law limiting campaign contributions to independent candidates. The Portland Press Herald reports that U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby heard arguments in the case on Tuesday. read more
31, Aug 2014 - Penobscot, ME Bangor man charged with abducting former girlfriend tells judge he wants to withdraw guilty pleas
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, at 8:01 a.m. Last modified Aug. 21, 2014, at 4:34 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A local man charged in connection with the abduction of a former girlfriend in October told a judge Thursday at the Penobscot Judicial Center that he wants to withdraw his guilty pleas and go to trial.
Would you like to Comment On A Case ?
Or do you have questions about a case ?
Click here to post.
Write an Open Letter to a Judge
Click here to write and publish it.
Recent Comments
Donegal Illegal Detained in US
very bad form for you people in maine. That would never happen in new jersey.(...)
07 23, 2013 | 19:54 Report Abuse
Browse By State
District of Columbia
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia
Browse By City
Browse By County
How To Appeal Your Civil Case
How to Obtain a Supreme Court Order
Copyright (c) 2011 - Contact
This Website is not affiliated with any United States Government Agency or any Federal, State, County or any other Government Agency.