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Maine Divorce Law


Maine has its own set of divorce laws covering alimony, property division, child support, child custody and more. Maine divorce law is complex. Speaking to a local Maine divorce lawyer may help you understand the law, as well as how your divorce may be affected and how to work through the Maine divorce process.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of Maine's divorce laws:

Maine State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Both
  • Property Distribution: Equitable
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: No

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. A local divorce lawyer can provide you with more information about Maine divorce law and the divorce process. Get in touch today by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out our divorce case review form below.

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The above synopsis of Maine divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Maine divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.