Maine Small Claims Courts
Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors | Last reviewed June 20, 2016
This article has been written and reviewed for legal accuracy, clarity, and style by FindLaw’s team of legal writers and attorneys and in accordance with our editorial standards.
The last updated date refers to the last time this article was reviewed by FindLaw or one of our contributing authors. We make every effort to keep our articles updated. For information regarding a specific legal issue affecting you, please contact an attorney in your area.
In Maine, the Small Claims Court is a special civil division of the District Court, established in Maine Revised Statutes Annotated Ch. 738, Section 7481. Claims are limited to $4,500 or less.
- Address Directory of District Courts From the Attorney General.
- Small Claims Overview of process and links to forms and court rules.
- A Guide to Small Claims Proceedings in the Maine District Court Published by the State of Maine Judicial Branch.
Last updated on 12/23/08
You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.
Contact a qualified attorney to help you with preparing for and dealing with going to court.