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Perfectlawyers.com offers a vast listing of the best US based attorneys including lawyers in Maine. The site has been carefully designed so that users looking for lawyers in Maine or other areas can home down on a lawyer by area and by legal speciality. The site hosts some of the top Maine attorneys and legal firms and has helped bridge the gap between the legal community and the clients.






The term "highway" includes all public roads and ways. Highway law is concerned with the regulation and maintenance of all means of travel open to the public-- such as turnpikes, toll roads, bridges, ferries, navigable waters, etc. Generally, all roads which the legislature has power to establish are public roads. Highways are distinguished from private roads in that highways are intended for public use, and are maintained at the public's expense. Both state and federal highway law exists, but emphasis should be placed on local rules and regulations. Typically, in most jurisdictions, highway officers are personally liable for injuries to persons or property resulting from acts of their negligence in connection with the construction and repair of highways, streets and bridges, but there is some authority to the contrary.





Courts in Maine

Maine State falls under the 1st Circuit. The website for the appeals court for this circuit is www.ca1.uscourts.gov. Maine State has the following courts -
Maine Bankruptcy Court http://www.meb.uscourts.gov/
Maine District Court http://www.med.uscourts.gov/



Suggested Lawyers for Maine
Maine Auto Accident Lawyers
Maine car accident attorneys handling automobile injury accidents and other types of serious personal injury cases throughout Maine.
www.ustrafficaccidentlawyers.com

Hardy, Wolf & Downing: Maine Lawyers
Fighting for the rights of clients injured in car accidents. We will answer the questions you have. Offices in Lewiston and Portland, ME. Click here for information.
revealer.veruscompany.com


Maine Legal Referral Services
  • Maine State Bar Association LRS Augusta, ME (207)622-1460 (800)860-1460 (Nationwide) Statewide










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    Legal Facts
  • Twenty-five percent of felony defendants in 2000 had an active criminal justice status at the time of the current charged offense, including 14% who were on probation, 13% on pretrial release, and 6% on parole.

  • Fifty-two percent of all felony defendants were convicted of a felony, and 12% were convicted of a misdemeanor in 2000.




  • Choosing a Lawyer
  • Should you choose a large lawyer or a small lawyer:
    The size of a law firm has no relation to how well your case will be taken up. A large law firm may seem well staffed and having a great office, but what you must see is whether they will take out enough time and effort towards your case. Large firms receive large cases that would figure above smaller cases in their priority list. A law firm with over 10 lawyers on its rolls can be considered a large firm.

  • Always make a comparison before choosing a lawyer:
    Before you choose a lawyer always make a good comparison by asking colleagues, friends and people associated with the legal profession. You can get some important information, which you would not get by simply visiting the law firm in question. Another good comparison is by finding out what other lawyers and legal web sites think about the law firm. A good site to find out about the standing of lawyers is www.martindale.com



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