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Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. From Al Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Discretion by Allison Lotta

    Discretion by Allison Lotta
    Discretion by Allison Lotta Touchstone $25.00 hardcover, 321 pages, 978-1-4516-4484-5 (2012)  
  • Oct 15

    Patriots choke against Seattle

    Patriots choke against Seattle
    The Patriots blew a 13 point lead in the 4th quarter against the Seahawks and lost 24-23. This, unfortunately, seemed to be the Patriots of old. Think about last season. How did the Pats lose games? The offense sputtered and seemed…
  • Oct 5

    Taken 2 has arrived

    Taken 2 has arrived
    Taken 2 has just hit the theaters and my daughter Ali wants to see it bad. I enjoyed the first one too and will wait until she gets home from college at Thanksgiving so we can see it together. Anyone else out there waiting to see Laim Neeson…
Rank this Week: 397

Maine Injury, Accident, &…

Maine Injury, Accident, & Disability Law Blog

Covers personal injury and accident law issues in Maine. By the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein.

http://www.mainepersonalinjurylaw.com/
  • Jul 18

    Moose-Vehicle Collisions Trending Down in Maine

    Moose-Vehicle Collisions Trending Down in Maine
    According to a recent article in the Portland Press Herald, though there have been several moose-vehicle collisions in Maine in the month of July, the actual number of these crashes has decreased over the past three years. Statistics from the…
  • Jul 17

    United States Department of Agriculture Proposes New Rules to Improve Food Safety

    United States Department of Agriculture Proposes New Rules to Improve Food Safety
    The federal government is proposing changes in the rules governing the processing and sale of raw ground beef. The rule changes are designed to make it easier for the USDA to track the sources of contaminated meat, so that fewer people will…
  • Jul 11

    High Rate of Opiate Pain Medication Prescriptions in Maine Causing Concern

    High Rate of Opiate Pain Medication Prescriptions in Maine Causing Concern
    The National Center for Disease Control has expressed concern about Maine's high rate of prescriptions for opiate pain medication.According to recent data from the National Center for Disease Control, doctors in Maine prescribe opiate…
Rank this Week: 1378

Harmless Error

Harmless Error

Covers criminal law in Maine and beyond. By Luke Rioux.

http://harmlesserrorblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 20

    911 texting has begun, but can the text messages be used as evidence?

    911 texting has begun, but can the text messages be used as evidence?
    As of last Thursday 5/15/14, major cell phone carriers in the U.S. will support text messaging to 911 dispatch. Most call centers across the country are not equipped the handle the messages but, interestingly, Maine’s have been ready…
  • May 6

    Tolan v. Cotton, SCOTUS reverses summary judgment for cop who shot pro baseball player

    Tolan v. Cotton, SCOTUS reverses summary judgment for cop who shot pro baseball player
    Monday was an interesting day at the U.S. Supreme Court. The court approved of a local government opening official business with an explicitly religious ceremony, the judges refused to hear a highly anticipated challenge to a New Jersey law…
  • Mar 28

    Maine's OUI / DUI look-back will not be extended beyond 10 year

    Maine's OUI / DUI look-back will not be extended beyond 10 year
    Read my latest post at the Portland Press Herald site: Legislative committee rejects 15 year OUI look-back. From the article:Second, third and subsequent OUI offenses have serious mandatory minimum sentences in Maine. Current law “looks…
Rank this Week: 1224

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. By Alan R. Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    What is going

    What is going
    What is going on with the Gay Marriage Vote in Maine? It's coming up again for a vote this year and I've yet to see any opposing television commercials like in past votes? Have the opponents run out of money or has the time come for this…
  • May 19

    Thumbtack.com

    Thumbtack.com
    Can you ever have too many sites promoting your services?Experienced Legal Help
  • Feb 4

    Married Lawyers Divorcing and both hate their job

    Married Lawyers Divorcing and both hate their job
    According to this article in the ABA Journal, two married lawyers who both hate practicing law are fighting in their divorce over is which one should work at a legal job to pay both of their student loans. Naturally, neither wants to do…
Rank this Week: 991

IP Wise

IP Wise

Covers intellectual property litigation. By Peter J. Brann, Stacy O. Stitham, and David Swetnam-Burland.

http://ipwise.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 27

    No. 1 Most Wanted

    No. 1 Most Wanted
    We wanted to direct our readers to an interesting blog post from the Wall Street Journal’s “Market Watch.” In sum, if you work in the ecommerce industry, and feel as though the problem of patent trolls is getting out of hand…
  • Jul 24

    Applying Alice

    Applying Alice
    Whether you pay close attention to the world of patent litigation or get your IP news from this blog along, you’ve no doubt heard of Alice, the Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion this term that the two–step analysis it set…
  • Jul 22

    The Protectable Footprint

    The Protectable Footprint
    We represent a number of retailers and, while often we dedicate blog space to issues of patent law which might impact ecommerce operations, there are, of course, other areas of IP law of which to take note. One such area that has received…
Rank this Week: 3200

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Howe v. MMG Ins. Co. – Dangerous Dog Bite Liability in Maine

    Howe v. MMG Ins. Co. – Dangerous Dog Bite Liability in Maine
    During the summer in Maine, we inevitably see an uptick of dog bites as more folks are out-and-about enjoying the nice weather. Many are accompanied by their dogs, or they may be more lax regarding their dog’s outdoor enclosures.…
  • Jul 17

    Bangor Injury Lawyers Must Often Fight for Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Bangor Injury Lawyers Must Often Fight for Uninsured Motorist Coverage
    A Bangor man is facing numerous charges following a hit-and-run crash that occurred late one recent weeknight. According to the Bangor Daily News, the 32-year-old crashed into a moving van that was parked on Ohio Street. Inside the van, a…
  • Jul 7

    Fatigued Truckers a Serious Problem in Maine

    Fatigued Truckers a Serious Problem in Maine
    A large truck crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his colleagues recently spotlighted the ongoing problem with truck driver fatigue. The trucker had reportedly been awake for 24 hours prior to the wreck. Just…
Rank this Week: 4200

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jul 27

    Maine OUI Third Offense

    Maine OUI Third Offense
    If you have been accused of a Maine OUI Third Offense, there is a lot a stake.  There are impacts to your wallet, your license, and maybe even jail time.   A Maine OUI Third Offense within 10 years is a felony offense that…
  • Jul 22

    Portland Maine DV Defense Attorney: DV Defense Strategie

    Portland Maine DV Defense Attorney: DV Defense Strategie
    I am an experienced domestic violence defense attorney in Maine.  Over the past decade, I have defended many domestic violence cases all across Maine with a heavy concentration in Portland Maine.  Below I am sharing a Maine DV…
  • Jul 19

    Maine CDL OUI

    Maine CDL OUI
    A commercial driver’s license (CDL or CPL) is a special driver’s license which allows someone to drive commercial motor vehicles (CMV), such as large trailer trucks and busses.  A CDL is required when the commercial motor…
Rank this Week: 2793

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jul 24

    SEX TRAFFICKING, PROSTITUTION & JAILING JOHNS.

    SEX TRAFFICKING, PROSTITUTION & JAILING JOHNS.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom July 24, 2014 The Maine Legislature made some changes to Maine’s prostitution statutes over the past year or so, attempting to address the problem of “human trafficking” or “sex…
  • Jul 11

    MAINE OUI CHANGES EFFECTIVE 8/1/14.

    MAINE OUI CHANGES EFFECTIVE 8/1/14.
    Posted July 11, 2014, by Edmund R. Folsom. A couple of recent changes to Maine’s OUI laws take effect on August 1, 2014. As a general rule, prior OUI convictions serve to increase mandatory punishment for subsequent offenses, but only…
  • Jun 27

    MACDL OUI DEFENSE SEMINAR, 8/22/14, FREEPORT.

    MACDL OUI DEFENSE SEMINAR, 8/22/14, FREEPORT.
    Posted June 27, 2014, by Edmund R. Folsom   On August 22, 2014, I’ll be on the faculty of an OUI defense seminar organized by the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Freeport. This seminar…
Rank this Week: 3638

Taking Care of HR Business

Taking Care of HR Business

Covers legal developments in the labor and employment. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.hrlawupdate.com/
  • Jul 24

    Macy’s Department Store Workers Allowed to Unionize

    Macy’s Department Store Workers Allowed to Unionize
    A subset of 41 employees at the Saugus, Massachusetts Macy’s was given the green light to attempt to unionize yesterday. The National Labor Relations Board ruled 3-1 that the 41 cosmetic and fragrance workers share “a community of…
  • Jul 24

    There's Never a Brainless Question...Except When There I

    There's Never a Brainless Question...Except When There I
    You’ve heard the expression; whether at a seminar, school, work, or just in general—Go ahead, ask! Well in most cases that may be good advice—but you don’t want to follow it during the interview process. Here are a few…
  • Jul 22

    President Obama Signs Executive Order Protecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employee

    President Obama Signs Executive Order Protecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employee
    Monday, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees based on gender identity and sexual orientation. The Order specifically amends…
Rank this Week: 3170

Benefits Law Update

Benefits Law Update

Provides updates and commentary on employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements. By Verrill Dana, LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitsupdate.com/
  • Jul 16

    2014 Mid-Year Supreme Court Case Review

    2014 Mid-Year Supreme Court Case Review
    The 2013-2014 term of the Supreme Court of the United States produced opinions that will have substantial effects on the design and administration of most employee benefits plans. This summary highlights three key decisions, one…
  • Jul 16

    2014 Mid-Year Compliance Update

    2014 Mid-Year Compliance Update
    While 2014 has been a relatively quiet year in terms of new rules affecting retirement plans, the January 1, 2015 effective date for the Affordable Care Act employer shared responsibility mandate is now in sight. This summary discusses a few…
  • Jun 3

    Fiduciary Committee Best Practices – Part 2: Preparing Meeting Minute

    Fiduciary Committee Best Practices – Part 2: Preparing Meeting Minute
    In Part 1 of this two-part series we suggested that the key to compliance with the fiduciary requirements of ERISA can be boiled down to a simple proposition: follow a prudent process and document it.  We used that proposition as a basis…
Rank this Week: 3039

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, whistleblower protection, and wage and hour laws. By Maine Employee Rights Group.

http://www.maineemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Transgender woman has sued Hobby Lobby for denying her access to women’s restroom

    Transgender woman has sued Hobby Lobby for denying her access to women’s restroom
    Meggan Sommerville, a manager in Hobby Lobby’s Aurora, Illinois store, has filed a lawsuit against Hobby Lobby for gender identity discrimination because she claims that it will not permit her to use the women’s restroom. …
  • Jul 10

    Northwestern Mutual faces class action lawsuit for alienage discrimination

    Northwestern Mutual faces class action lawsuit for alienage discrimination
    The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and a private law firm represent Ruben Juarez in a first-of-a-kind lawsuit against Northwestern Mutual, an insurance company.  Mr. Juarez was brought to the United States…
  • Jul 2

    Landmark Civil Rights Act is 50 years old this month

    Landmark Civil Rights Act is 50 years old this month
    Fifty years ago, in July 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.  Through this landmark piece of legislation, the federal government sought, among other things, to dismantle abhorrent “Jim…
Rank this Week: 4171

Banking Law Update

Banking Law Update

Provides updates and commentary on developments in law affecting banks and financial institutions. By Verrill Dana LLP.

http://www.bankinglawupdate.com/
  • Jul 10

    Financial Institutions...In the New

    Financial Institutions...In the New
    Many borrowers suspicious of Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP).  (Portland Press Herald 7.8.14) Maine in top 5 of states with highest foreclosure inventory.  (Market Watch 7.8.14) NBT plans to open branch in Portland,…
  • Jun 30

    Feds Release List of Rural, Middle-Income Geographies Qualifying for Community Development Credit

    Feds Release List of Rural, Middle-Income Geographies Qualifying for Community Development Credit
    Today, federal banking regulators released the list of “distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies” for 2014.  The list can be found here.  Bank activities in these geographies will receive…
  • May 28

    FDIC Wants to Help Consumers "Save at the Bank," Avoid Fraud

    FDIC Wants to Help Consumers "Save at the Bank," Avoid Fraud
    The Spring 2014 issue of the FDIC Consumer Newsletter is now out.  This quarter, the focus is on helping consumers “Save at the Bank.”  The articles include tips for consumers to: Lower their banking fees, including…
Rank this Week: 3216

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Jul 3

    Divorce with Children

    Divorce with Children
    Most divorces in Maine involve children.  These cases are stressful for the attorneys as well as the divorcing parents.  Everyone wants full residency (custody) of their kids and the thought of giving up parenting to their now ex's…
  • May 21

    Domestic Violence and Bail Issues in Maine

    Domestic Violence and Bail Issues in Maine
    So, you were charged with domestic violence assault last night in Portland after a great night of carousing with your wife in the Old Port.  You live at home with your 2 children, a dog, a cat and a BIG mortgage.  Now that you've…
  • May 20

    Sentencing Issues to Consider in Federal Criminal Case

    Sentencing Issues to Consider in Federal Criminal Case
    Sentencing in federal court is an area that is fraught with danger and missteps by the unwary attorney abound.  Practice in federal court is a very specialized area of law due to the voluminous federal statutes and sentencing guidelines.…
Rank this Week: 4576

OUI Hotline

OUI Hotline

Focuses on drunk driving and drug-related issues in Maine and the northeastern United States. By John Webb.

http://www.ouihotline.com
  • Jul 3

    Community Service and Baseball

    Community Service and Baseball
    Nichols & Webb has always had a strong sense of community service. Whether it’s volunteering, contributing to community causes or defending the constitutional rights of our friends and neighbors, we have remained dedicated to Maine…
  • Sep 24

    Molly

    Molly
    Miley Cyrus is dancing with her, Kanye West sings about her. So who is Molly? Molly is a fairly common street drug that causes hallucinations and euphoria but also promises a terrifying and horrific crash. In addition to the drug’s…
  • Sep 20

    THE TIDE HAS SHIFTED…..

    THE TIDE HAS SHIFTED…..
    The Supreme Court recently decided a case Missouri v. McNeely, 567 U.S. ____ (2012) holding that police officers cannot normally conduct blood-alcohol tests without a warrant. After being stopped by a police officer for speeding and crossing…
Rank this Week: 2099

Maine Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Maine Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice in Maine. By Briggs & Wholey LLC.

http://www.mainepersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Lead Paint Cases in Maine

    Lead Paint Cases in Maine
    Lead paint is toxic and has a number of dangerous effects on unborn infants and children. The risk of unwittingly being exposed to lead paint is particularly high in older houses. Symptoms of lead poisoning include behavioral problems,…
  • Jun 24

    Construction Worker Fatalities in Maine

    Construction Worker Fatalities in Maine
    Recently, a mason working at a downtown Freeport shopping plaza on a landscaping crew was trying to remove the door of the loader with a coworker when granite steps that were held by the forks of the forklift crushed him. The worker was…
  • Jun 17

    Insurance Issues In Maine Car Accident Case

    Insurance Issues In Maine Car Accident Case
    Insurance issues can complicate a car accident case. This is why it is important to retain a Maine personal injury attorney that understands insurance coverage, particularly when there may be multiple insurance policies that offer coverage…
Rank this Week: 3608

Energy Law Update

Energy Law Update

Covers major court or regulatory orders, conference or seminar announcements, breaking news in the world of renewable energy, and novel legal issues. By Verrill Dana LLP.

http://www.energylawupdate.com/
  • Jun 30

    USFWS Issues First BGEPA Eagle Take Permit

    USFWS Issues First BGEPA Eagle Take Permit
    On Friday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Sevice issued its first eagle take permit under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.  The permit was issued to the operational Shiloh IV wind power project in Northern California.  Over the…
  • Jun 23

    USFWS 30-Year Eagle Take Permit Challenged in Federal Court

    USFWS 30-Year Eagle Take Permit Challenged in Federal Court
    The advocacy group American Bird Conservancy has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, asking the court to invalidate a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule that increased the shelf…
  • Jun 2

    Army Corps Permit for Sisk Wind Power Project Affirmed in Federal Court

    Army Corps Permit for Sisk Wind Power Project Affirmed in Federal Court
    A lawsuit challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ issuance of a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit to TransCanada’s Sisk Mountain wind power project was denied today in U.S. District Court in Maine. …
Rank this Week: 3211

Law at the Water Line

Law at the Water Line

Covers maritime law. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.atlanticmaritimelaw.com/
  • May 28

    BOEM Moves Ahead on New York Offshore Wind Planning

    BOEM Moves Ahead on New York Offshore Wind Planning
    According to Marine Log magazine, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is moving forward with wind energy planning efforts for the Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. See:…
  • Apr 24

    2014 New England Regional MATE Student ROV Competition

    2014 New England Regional MATE Student ROV Competition
    Undersea ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) have been in the news a lot lately, including leading the search for the tragically-fated Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. This year’s annual student ROV competition at on May 3rd at…
  • Apr 1

    Small Vessel Warning: Possible Wave On Way From EPA

    Small Vessel Warning: Possible Wave On Way From EPA
    The Environmental Protection Agency has made waves with its recent statements concerning the possible release of new permitting requirements for small commercial vessels. 
Rank this Week: 3167

Maine LGBT Law

Maine LGBT Law

Covers legal issues and developments for Maine members of the LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, or Allies) community. By West End Legal, LLC.

http://www.mainelgbtlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 24

    Same Sex Marriage in Maine: What You Need to Know

    Same Sex Marriage in Maine: What You Need to Know
    If you are thinking about getting married to your partner, or you were married in another state or country, there are some things that you should know about Maine’s marriage law.   How to get married. A couple who wants to get…
  • Nov 13

    Same Sex Marriage Passed by Voter

    Same Sex Marriage Passed by Voter
    On November 6, 2012, Maine became the first state in the nation to approve same-sex marriage by referendum. That night was (rightly so) a night of celebration. Couples wept and danced, engagements were announced, and wedding plans commenced.…
  • Sep 16

    Estate Planning

    Estate Planning
    Mapping it all out – protecting yourself and your loved ones with estate planning Estate planning isn’t typically high on the list of priorities for any couple. It typically makes it onto the radar if a couple has children, is about to…
Rank this Week: 4853

The Garbrecht Gazette

The Garbrecht Gazette

Covers library news, recent acqusitions, sponsered events, training sessions, legal news, and legal research tips. From the Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library at the University of Maine School of Law.

http://umainelawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection
    Congratulations to Professor Malick Ghachem!  His recent book, The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution, published by Cambridge University Press, has recently been awarded the American Historical Association's 2012 Major Book Prize. …
  • Sep 6

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI
    CALI, in cooperation with the Cornell Legal Information Institute is offering free, downloadable versions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Evidence in Ebook form. They are avaiable from CALI's eLangdell…
  • Aug 31

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement
    The University of Maine School of Law and the Sports Law Group at the law firm of Preti, Flaherty are sponsoring a symposium on September 13, 2011 entitled "Law and the Olympic Movement". The distinguished panel will be discussing many issues…
Rank this Week: 4034

NLS Maine Law Blawg

NLS Maine Law Blawg

By the New Lawyers Section of the Maine State Bar Association.

http://mainelawblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    High School Mock Trial Competition

    High School Mock Trial Competition
    The High School Mock Trial Competition needs additional attorneys, primarily in Augusta and Portland, to serve as evaluators for the mock trials to be held in November. For additional information and to volunteer as an evaluator, please…
  • Jul 7

    Happy Hour for Summer Applicants to the Maine Bar at Brian Boru

    Happy Hour for Summer Applicants to the Maine Bar at Brian Boru
    The New Lawyer's Section is sponsoring a good luck fete for those taking the bar this summer at Brian Boru in Portland on Friday, July 10 at 5:30. This is an annual event in which new lawyers and erstwhile lawyers gather to commiserate and…
  • May 12

    Brown Bag on Superior Court Business and Consumer Docket

    Brown Bag on Superior Court Business and Consumer Docket
    The New Lawyers Section is hosting a brown bag lunch discussion with Justice Humphrey and Justice Nivison relative to the Business and Consumer Docket of the Superior Court, at 12:00 p.m. on June 23, 2009.
Rank this Week: 2184