Maine Families

Legal Services

Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services: 822-0719
Mediation assistance for court cases (divorce & child support)

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project: 1-800-497-8505
Spanish speaking staff available—free & low-cost legal assistance and immigration Information

KIDS LEGAL at Pine Tree Legal Assistance: 774-8246 / 1-866-624-7787
Provides free advocacy and legal services for low-income children who are in need of special education or other disability based supports in school and students facing disciplinary issues at school. Help with IEP meetings, 504 meetings, due process requests with the Dept. of Education, youth not enrolled in school due to homelessness or because they are living with adults that are not their guardians. Kids Legal also provides free consultations to community professionals working with children on these issues.

Legal Services for the Elderly: 538-8784 / 1-800-750-5353
Free Legal help for seniors (must be a resident of Maine, 60 years or older, low income guidelines may apply)

Maine Equal Justice Partners: 1-866-626-7059
Help navigating MaineCare, TANF, Aspire, etc.

Pine Tree Legal Assistance: 255-8656
Free legal advice to low-income families; civil cases only (no criminal cases).  Help with housing issues, employment, foreclosures, protection orders, parental rights, small claims, any issues regarding income including employment problems, or problems with benefits such as SSI, SNAP, TANF, Aspire…
Contact their statewide phone intake anytime at 255-8656 or leave a message for Debi at the Machias office 400-3248.  You can also go in-person during walk-in office hours:
Wednesdays 9:00 – 12pm |  Thursdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm
13 Cooper Street, Machias

Volunteer Lawyers Project: 1-800-442-4293
Free information, brief assistance, and pro bono legal representation in civil legal matters for low-income families

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