Maine Rules & Forms
Small Claims Court
Court: Small claims cases are heard in the Small Claims section of the District Court.
Claim Limit: $6,000.00
Attorney Representation: Maine permits attorneys in small claims court.
Eviction Cases: Eviction cases are allowed in small claims court.
Jury Trial: Jury trials are not permitted in small claims court.
Statutes of Limitations (Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 14, § 751 et seq.):
– Written Contract: 6 years
– Oral Contract: 6 years
– Personal Injury: 6 years
– Real Property: 6 years
– Personal Property: 6 years
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