Maine Rules & Forms

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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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